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Asparagopsis armata   Harvey, 1855

red harpoon

Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Asparagopsis armata  AquaMaps  Data sources: GBIF OBIS
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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Florideophyceae | Bonnemaisoniales | Bonnemaisoniaceae

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

Sessile; depth range 1 - 10 m (Ref. 87937).  Subtropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Atlantic and Indo-Pacific.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 12.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. )

Short description Morphology

The main cylindrical axis is irregularly branched; 4 rows of branchlets alternayting with 4 rows of simple filamentous ramuli; the base of the thallus carries stolons more or less ramify; this species is characterized by having hooks that resembles a harpoon.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Occurs from upper infralittoral (Ref. 87937) to subtidal (Ref. 89053) areas. Known to exhibit trigenetic life cycle (Ref. 87937).

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

Known to exhibit trigenetic life cycle (Ref. 87937).

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Guiry, M.D. and G.M. Guiry. 2009. (Ref. 80701)

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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BHL | BOLD Systems | CISTI | DiscoverLife | FAO(Publication : search) | GenBank (genome, nucleotide) | GloBI | | Google Books | Google Scholar | Google | ispecies | PubMed | AlgaeBase | Tree of Life | Wikipedia (Go, Search) | Zoological Record

Estimates of some properties based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 15.1 - 21.3, mean 18.3 (based on 774 cells).
Price category (Ref. 80766)