Ostracoda | Podocopida
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Pelagic; depth range 804 - 3552 m (Ref. 89091). Polar
Indo-West Pacific and the Antarctic: Kerguelen Island.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
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.
Ayress, M.A., P. De Deckker and G.P. Coles. 2004. (Ref. 89091)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 124695)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
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Estimates of some properties based on models