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Pyrosoma atlanticum   Péron, 1804

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Classification
Thaliacea | Pyrosomatida | Pyrosomatidae
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Main reference
Kott, P. 2005. (Ref. 1134)
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Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 60.0 cm COLD male/unsexed; (Ref. 1610)

Environment
Pelagic; depth range ? - 250 m (Ref. 1134)

Climate / Range
Subtropical; 7°C - 30°C (Ref. 1134)

Distribution
Atlantic, the Mediterranean and Indo-Pacific. Tropical to temperate.
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Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Marine, planktonic; most plentiful below 250 m (Ref. 1134). Members of the order Pyrosomatida includes clonal and sexual phases in its life cycle. Life cycle: Eggs develop into lecithotrophic oozooid (cyathozooid) which undergo budding to form four blastozooids. The oozoid degenerates and the colony is formed from the blastozooids (Ref. 833).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 96402)

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans




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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models

Vulnerability (Ref. 71543)
Moderate vulnerability (44 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown