Hexanauplia | Cyclopoida
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Pelagic; depth range 0 - 2383 m (Ref. 108332). Subtropical
Indo-West Pacific and Western Central Atlantic.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Neritic (Ref. 111077). Feeds on phytoplankton and may possibly feed raptorially on larger particles (Ref. 108453).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Members of the subclass Copepoda are gonochoric and sexually dimorphic. During copulation, male glues spermatophores to the female's venter. Life cycle: Eggs undergo six naupliar and five larval stages before becoming an adult.
Hwang, J.-S., H.-U. Dahms, L.-C. Tseng and Q.-C. Chen. 2007. (Ref. 77779)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 124695)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
| FishSource |
Estimates of some properties based on models
): 0.3 - 12.2, mean 7.2 (based on 383 cells).