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Balanus crenatus


Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Classification
Maxillopoda | Sessilia | Balanidae
Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Main reference
. 0. (Ref. 3719)
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Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 2.0 cm WD male/unsexed; (Ref. 3719)

Environment
Benthic

Climate / Range
Temperate

Distribution
Arctic, Eastern Pacific, Northern Atlantic and the Mediterranean: Canadian Arctic Archipelago and British Isles.
Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Found in muddy substrates associated with organic pollutants (Ref. 96352). This is an attached (Ref. 3123), epibenthic species (Ref. 95730). A microvore that feeds on organic detritus (Ref. 96352). Members of the superorder Thoracica are mostly hermaphroditic. Broadcast spawners, fertilization occurs in the mantle cavity. Life cycle: Eggs hatch into planktonic nauplii and leave the mantle cavity. Afterwards, they undergo six naupliar instars succeded by nonfeeding cypris larva (settling stage) which later metamorphose into adults (Ref. 833).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 96402)

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans




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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models

Vulnerability (Ref. 71543)
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown