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Phyllochaetopterus prolifica   Potts, 1914

chaetopterid worm

Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Phyllochaetopterus prolifica   AquaMaps   Data sources: GBIF OBIS
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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Polychaeta | Canalipalpata | Chaetopteridae

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Demersal; depth range 0 - 24 m (Ref. 865).  Tropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Eastern Pacific.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 30.0 cm H male/unsexed; (Ref. 865)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Size refers to cluster height (Ref. 865). It is found on rocks, pier pilings, and floating docks from shallow subtidal to a depth of 24 meters (Ref. 865). It reproduces asexually by dividing, as well as sexually; eggs and sperm are released into the water (Ref. 865).

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

It reproduces asexually by dividing, as well as sexually; eggs and sperm are released into the water (Ref. 865).

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Salazar-Vallejo, S.I. and M.H. Londoño-Mesa. 2004. (Ref. 8159)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses


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Mass conversion

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Estimates of some properties based on models

Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown