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Pycnogonum stearnsi   Ives, 1892

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Classification
Pycnogonida | Pantopoda | Pycnogonidae
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Main reference
King, P.E. 1973. (Ref. 12)
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Environment
Demersal

Climate / Range
Subtropical

Distribution
Pacific Ocean: Japan and USA.
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Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Feeds on hosts: Hydroids Anthopleura xanthogrammica and Bunodactic elegantissima (Ref. 12). Association with other animal: Aglaophenia sp., Clavelina huntsmani, Anthopleura xanthogrammica, Metridium senile and Bunodactis elegantissimum (Ref. 231). Members of the class Pycnogonida are gonochoric and sexually dimorphic. During copulation, male usually suspends itself beneath the female. Fertilization occurs as the eggs leave the female's ovigers. Males brood the egg masses until they hatch. Life cycle: Eggs hatch into protonymphon larva then to adults (Ref. 833).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 96402)

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans




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Mass conversion

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