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Perophora viridis   Verrill, 1871

creeping ascidian

Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Perophora viridis   AquaMaps   Data sources: GBIF OBIS
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Classification
Ascidiacea | Enterogona | Perophoridae
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Main reference
Rocha, R.M., S.B. Faria and T.R. Moreno. 2005. (Ref. 1624)
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Environment
Sessile; brackish

Climate / Range
Tropical

Distribution
Cosmopolitan.
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Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Known as a benthic species (Ref. 85347). Found growing along the stems of Bryozoan colonies or on macroalgal stems (Ref. 1757), and in mangrove areas (Ref. 86424). Members of the class Ascidiacea are hermaphroditic; both cross- and self-fertilization is typical. Life cycle: Eggs develop into lecithotrophic larva before metamorphosing into benthic adults (Ref. 833).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)

   

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans




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Mass conversion

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