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Phoronis muelleri   Selys-Longchamps, 1903


Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Phoronis muelleri   AquaMaps   Data sources: GBIF OBIS
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Classification Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Not assigned | Not assigned | Not assigned

Main reference References | Biblio | Coordinator | Collaborators

Hansson, H.G. 1999. (Ref. 997)

Size / Weight / Age

Environment

Sessile; brackish; depth range 10 - 400 m (Ref. 83939)

Climate / Range

Subtropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Cosmopolitan.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

This is a benthic species found on muddy and sandy bottoms particularly in subtidal areas (Ref. 83939). Found in muddy estuarine and inshore areas associated with organic pollutants. A microvore that feeds on organic detritus (Ref. 96352). Members of the phylum Phoronida are mostly hermaphroditic. Life cycle: Embryos develop into free-swimming planktotrophic actinotrocha larvae which later sinks to the bottom and metamorphose into benthic adults (Ref. 833).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)

   

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses


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Mass conversion

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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models

Vulnerability (Ref. 71543)
Very high vulnerability (90 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown