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Pleurobrachia pileus   (Müller, 1776)

sea gooseberry

Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Pleurobrachia pileus   AquaMaps   Data sources: GBIF OBIS
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Classification Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Tentaculata | Cydippida | Pleurobrachiidae

Main reference References | Biblio | Coordinator | Collaborators

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

Size / Weight / Age

Max length : 2.5 cm H male/unsexed; (Ref. 1094)

Environment

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

Climate / Range

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).

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).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)

   

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses


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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models

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