Ascidiacea | Pleurogona
Jagerskiold, L.A. 1971. (Ref. 1369)
Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 3.0 cm H male/unsexed; (Ref. 1603)
Sessile; depth range 0 - 600 m (Ref. 1603)
Climate / Range
Pacific Ocean, Northeast Atlantic and the Arctic. temperate, boreal.
Up to 2.6 cm in diameter and 3 cm in height (Ref. 1603). Attached to hard substrata; from shallow water down to at least 600 m (Ref. 1603). 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)
Threat to humans
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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)