Polychaeta | Canalipalpata
Environment / Climate / Range
Sessile; depth range 10 - 1500 m (Ref. 86801). Tropical
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 3.0 cm BL male/unsexed; (Ref. 80356)
Found in shallow waters (Ref. 80356) to bathyal depths (Ref. 86801). In soft bottom sediments (Ref. 102541). Members of the family Pectinariidae are selective deposit-feeders (Ref. 87179). Members of the class Polychaeta are gonochoric (sexual), gametes are spawned through the metanephridia or body wall rupturing (Ref. 833).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Members of the class Polychaeta are gonochoric (sexual), gametes are spawned through the metanephridia or body wall rupturing.
Wehe, T. and D. Fiege. 2002. (Ref. 2663)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)
CITES status (Ref. 94142)
Threat to humans
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Estimates of some properties based on models
): 6.4 - 17, mean 10.2 (based on 818 cells; Ref. 115970