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Salpa fusiformis   Cuvier, 1804


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

Thaliacea | Salpida | Salpidae

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Pelagic; depth range 0 - 198 m (Ref. 3475).  Subtropical; 7°C - 26°C (Ref. 1134)

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Circumglobal.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 5.2 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 1610)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Marine, planktonic; able to withstand low temperatures (Ref. 1134). Exhibits vertical migration (Ref. 3482). Members of the order Salpida includes clonal and sexual phases in its life cycle. Life cycle: The oozooid holds in its stolon the buds and blastozooids, each containing an egg. The blastozooid becomes a brood sac for the fertilized egg which later breaks free as a young zooid (Ref. 833).

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

Members of the order Salpida includes clonal and sexual phases in its life cycle. Life cycle: The oozooid holds in its stolon the buds and blastozooids, each containing an egg. The blastozooid becomes a brood sac for the fertilized egg which later breaks free as a young zooid.

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Matthews, D.C. 1954. (Ref. 1538)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses


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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

Vulnerability (Ref. 71543)
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown