Thaliacea | Salpida
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Pelagic; depth range 0 - 700 m (Ref. 116065). Tropical
Indo-Pacific and Atlantic Ocean.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
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.
Bhavanarayana, P.V. and P.N. Ganapati. 1971. (Ref. 3466)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 124695)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
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Estimates of some properties based on models
): 22.5 - 29, mean 27.1 (based on 934 cells).