Bryopsidophyceae | Bryopsidales
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Sessile; depth range 0 - 30 m (Ref. 86695). Tropical
Western Central Atlantic: Belize.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Produces a brominated diphenylmethane derivative which is antibacterial, ichthyocidal and deters feeding by a damsel fish (Ref. 86695). Occurs from low tide line to 30 m depth on reefs, on sandy plains and seagrass beds (Ref. 86695), pavement rock, coral rubble, and among corals and gorgonians (Ref. 87157).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Hay, M.E., J.E. Duffy, V.J. Paul, P.E. Renaud and W. Fenical. 1990. (Ref. 86695)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
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Common namesSynonymsPredatorsReproductionMaturitySpawningFecundityEggsEgg development
Estimates of some properties based on models
): 25.6 - 28.2, mean 27.2 (based on 420 cells).