Advertisement

You can sponsor this page

Phoxichilidium femoratum   (Rathke, 1799)


Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
This map was computer-generated and has not yet been reviewed.
Phoxichilidium femoratum   AquaMaps   Data sources: GBIF OBIS
Upload your photos and videos
| All pictures | Google image |
Image of Phoxichilidium femoratum
Phoxichilidium femoratum
No image available for this species;
drawing shows typical fish in this Family.

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

Pycnogonida | Pantopoda | Phoxichilidiidae

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Demersal.  Boreal

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Northeast Atlantic and Pacific Ocean.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Life Cycle: Each ball of eggs which male carries represents the entire brood of one female and some males have been observed carrying fourteen balls of eggs (Ref. 12). Coastal (Ref. 19). Feed on hosts: Tubularia larynx, Dynamena pumila, Tubularia, Eudendrium, Clava, Syncoryne, Coryne and Bougainvillea (Ref. 223, 224, 215, 205); Syncoryne eximia or Lucernaria sp.; seizes the stems of the hydroid using the apposition of the propodal sole spines and the terminal claws of the legs. Pieces are torn from the hydranth by the chelifores and transferred to the mouth where they are ingested (Ref. 12). Life Cycle: Each ball of eggs which male carries represents the entire brood of one female and some males have been observed carrying fourteen balls of eggs (Ref. 12).

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

Life Cycle: Each ball of eggs which male carries represents the entire brood of one female and some males have been observed carrying fourteen balls of eggs (Ref. 12).

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

King, P.E. 1973. (Ref. 12)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses


| FisheriesWiki |

More information

Countries
FAO areas
Ecosystems
Occurrences
Introductions
Stocks
Ecology
Diet
Food items
Common names
Synonyms
Predators
Reproduction
Maturity
Spawning
Fecundity
Eggs
Egg development
Age/Size
Growth
Length-weight
Length-length
Morphology
Larvae
Abundance
References
Mass conversion

Internet sources

BHL | BOLD Systems | CISTI | DiscoverLife | FAO(Publication : search) | GenBank (genome, nucleotide) | GloBI | GOBASE | Google Books | Google Scholar | Google | ispecies | PubMed | Scirus | Tree of Life | uBio | uBio RSS | Wikipedia (Go, Search) | Zoological Record

Estimates of some properties based on models

Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown