Tentaculata | Cydippida
Environment / Climate / Range
Pelagic; depth range 0 - 170 m (Ref. 3031). Temperate
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)
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.
Jagerskiold, L.A. 1971. (Ref. 1369)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
| FishSource |
Estimates of some properties based on models
): 5.7 - 14.9, mean 10 (based on 1593 cells).
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)