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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 / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

| Not assigned | Phoronidae

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

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

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Cosmopolitan.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Intertidal to a depth of 10 m (Ref. 116110). 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).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae

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.

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

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

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses


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Mass conversion

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Estimates of some properties based on models

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