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Alcyonidium polyoum   (Hassall, 1841)

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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Gymnolaemata | Ctenostomata | Alcyonidiidae

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Ecology

Sessile; depth range 1 - 53 m (Ref. 86508).  Temperate

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Atlantic Ocean.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Minimum depth from Ref. 116066. Epibenthic, encrusting (Ref. 116066). This is a suspension feeder, that feeds on diatoms and unicellular algae (Ref. 3477). Sexual and asexual; bryozoan colonies consist of replicated series of zooids, each budded asexually from a predecessor. The founding zooid metamorphoses from the sexually produced larva. Hermaphroditic (Ref. 87872).

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

Sexual and asexual; bryozoan colonies consist of replicated series of zooids, each budded asexually from a predecessor. The founding zooid metamorphoses from the sexually produced larva. Hermaphroditic (Ref. 87872).

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Gappa, J.L. 2000. (Ref. 1202)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744)


CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

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Mass conversion

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Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown