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Pleurobrachia pileus   (Müller, 1776)

sea gooseberry

Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Tentaculata | Cydippida | Pleurobrachiidae

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Pelagic; depth range 0 - 170 m (Ref. 3031).  Temperate

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Mediterranean and Black Sea, Atlantic Ocean and Western Indian Ocean: Baltic proper, Belt sea (Ref. 1509), and Southern Ocean (Ref. 1657).

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 2.5 cm H male/unsexed; (Ref. 1094)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

It is a non-selective carnivore (Ref. 3593). This species display diel vertical migrations and are concentrated in the upper water at night (Ref. 96408). Members of the phylum Ctenophora are hermaphroditic. Life cycle: Eggs develop into planktonic juveniles called cydippid and later gradually adopt the form of adults (Ref. 833).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae

Members of the phylum Ctenophora are hermaphroditic. Life cycle: Eggs develop into planktonic juveniles called cydippid and later gradually adopt the form of adults.

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Jagerskiold, L.A. 1971. (Ref. 1369)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses


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Estimates of some properties based on models

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