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Phoronopsis vancouverensis   Pixell, 1912

Vancouver phoronid
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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

| Not assigned | Phoronidae

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Sessile; depth range 0 - 28 m (Ref. 865).  Temperate

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Northeast Pacific: Canada and USA.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 4.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 865)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

It is found on hard substrate covered with sand, silt, or mud from the low intertidal to a depth of 28 meters (Ref. 865). This is a hermaphroditic species. The embryos are brooded, individuals release sperm packets into the surrounding waters, where adjacent animals can be fertilized internally. Larvae is pelagic (Ref. 865).

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

This is a hermaphroditic species. The embryos are brooded, individuals release sperm packets into the surrounding waters, where adjacent animals can be fertilized internally. Larvae is pelagic.

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Integrated Taxonomic Information System. 2003. (Ref. 538)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless

Human uses


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Mass conversion

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Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown