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Flustra foliacea   (Linnaeus, 1758)

Leafy bryozoan
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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Gymnolaemata | Cheilostomatida | Flustridae

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Ecology

Sessile; depth range 1 - 200 m (Ref. 125208).  Temperate; 78°N - 48°S, 142°E - 20°E

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Western Pacific, Arctic, Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean: from Japan south to New Zealand, northeast to Tunisia and Svalbard. Temperate to polar.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 12.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 7726)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Occurs in shallow waters of less than 50 m to depths of 200m, in areas of silt to fine sand (Ref. 96391). Sessile (Ref. 3123).

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

Members of the phylum Bryozoa are hermaphroditic. Both fertilization and egg brooding may either be internal or external.

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Harvey-Clark, C. 1997. (Ref. 7726)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 124695)


CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

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BHL | BOLD Systems | CISTI | DiscoverLife | FAO(Publication : search) | GenBank (genome, nucleotide) | GloBI | Gomexsi | Google Books | Google Scholar | Google | ispecies | PubMed | Tree of Life | 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