Maxillopoda | Sessilia | Archaeobalanidae | Archaeobalaninae
Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS
Rosell, N.C. 1981. (Ref. 8061)
Size / Weight / Age
Host; depth range 7 - 551 m (Ref. 81749)
Climate / Range
Indo-West Pacific: East and South China seas, Japan, Philippines and Indonesia.
Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions
Depth range based on type locality (Ref. 8061); to be replaced with a better reference. Found in the subtidal or bathyal zone (Ref. 84412) often epibiont on molluscan shells and crab carapace (Ref. 85157). Members of the superorder Thoracica are mostly hermaphroditic. Broadcast spawners, fertilization occurs in the mantle cavity. Life cycle: Eggs hatch into planktonic nauplii and leave the mantle cavity. Afterwards, they undergo six naupliar instars succeded by nonfeeding cypris larva (settling stage) which later metamorphose into adults (Ref. 833).
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)
CITES status (Ref. 94142)
Threat to humans
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