Malacostraca | Cumacea
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Benthic; depth range 0 - 130 m (Ref. 125264). Temperate; 82°N - 51°N, 167°W - 84°E
Arctic and Northern Atlantic: from Alaska to Iceland, south to Belgium, north to Franz Josef Land and east to Kara Sea.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 0.9 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 7882)
Species' maximum length from the Belgian part of the North Sea (Ref. 7882).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Members of the order Cumacea are gonochoric and sexually dimorphic. Spawning is characterized by nocturnal swarming behavior. Females brood the eggs in the marsupium where they molt, become mancas and leave.
Harms, J. 1993. (Ref. 2711)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 126983)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
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Estimates based on models