Ostracoda | Podocopida
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Benthic; depth range 0 - 30 m (Ref. 107925). Temperate
Western Indian Ocean, Northeast Atlantic and the Mediterranean: Germany and Sweden.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
A deposit feeder (Ref. 96459).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Members of the class Ostracoda are gonochoric. Sperm transfer is direct. During copulation, male clasps the female dorsally and posteriorly and later on injects its penis between the valves of the female. Eggs may either be attached to a substratum or brooded, where they grow and hatch as nauplii.
Snoeijs, P., K. Mo and S. Statens. 1987. (Ref. 95961)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 124695)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
| FishSource |
Estimates of some properties based on models
): 9.4 - 11.7, mean 10.1 (based on 180 cells).