Gastropoda | Thecosomata
Environment / Climate / Range
Pelagic; depth range 0 - 100 m (Ref. 2376). Subtropical
Cosmopolitan. Tropical to polar.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 1.3 cm SHD male/unsexed; (Ref. 114956); common length : 0.4 cm SHD male/unsexed; (Ref. 90389); common length :0.5 cm SHD (female)
Found at depths to 100 m (Ref. 2376). Members of the order Thecosomata are mostly simultaneous hermaphrodites (Ref. 102997). Spawns during spring and autumn (Ref. 114956).
Members of the order Thecosomata are mostly simultaneous hermaphrodites.
Turgeon, D.D., J.F. Quinn Jr., A.E. Bogan, E.V. Coan, F.G. Hochberg, W.G. Lyons, P.M. Mikkelsen, R.J. Neves, C.F.E. Roper, G. Rosenberg, B. Roth, A. Scheltema, F.G. Thompson, M. Vecchione and J.D. Willams. 1998. (Ref. 1667)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
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Estimates of some properties based on models
): 0.2 - 10.3, mean 2.4 (based on 1848 cells).