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Styela canopus   (Savigny, 1816)

rough sea tunicate

Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Classification Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Ascidiacea | Pleurogona | Styelidae

Main reference References | Biblio | Coordinator | Collaborators

Collin, R., M.C. Díaz, J. Norenburg, R.M. Rocha, J.A. Sánchez, M. Schulze, A. Schwartz and A. Valdés. 2005. (Ref. 415)

Size / Weight / Age

Max length : 2.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 2268)

Environment

Sessile; brackish; depth range 1 - 80 m (Ref. 1733)

Climate / Range

Tropical; 54°N - 38°S, 180°W - 180°E

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Cosmopolitan.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Assumed to be generally less than 2 cm in length (Ref. 2268). A solitary ascidian (Refs. 1757, 1758) that is commonly found in mangrove areas and less commonly found in piers or pilings in harbor areas (Ref. 86424). Also found on coral reefs (Ref. 415); in a marine lake (Ref. 1661). Filter-feeder (Ref. 68823). Members of the class Ascidiacea are hermaphroditic; both cross- and self-fertilization is typical. Life cycle: Eggs develop into lecithotrophic larva before metamorphosing into benthic adults (Ref. 833).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)

   

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

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Mass conversion

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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models

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