Thaliacea | Salpida
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Pelagic; depth range ? - 200 m (Ref. 1134). Tropical; 15°C - 23°C (Ref. 1134)
Indo-Pacific and Atlantic Ocean.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Marine, planktonic; favours warmer waters down to 200 m (Ref. 1134). Exhibits vertical migration (Ref. 3482).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Members of the order Salpida includes clonal and sexual phases in its life cycle. Life cycle: The oozooid holds in its stolon the buds and blastozooids, each containing an egg. The blastozooid becomes a brood sac for the fertilized egg which later breaks free as a young zooid.
Kott, P. 2005. (Ref. 1134)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 124695)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
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Estimates of some properties based on models