Thalassia testudinum   Banks ex K├╢nig, 1805

turtle grass

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

Magnoliopsida | Alismatales | Hydrocharitaceae

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

Sessile; depth range 0 - 10 m (Ref. 83909).  Tropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Western Central Atlantic.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Subtidal; found in coral reefs, sand, mud, rocks, and rubble bottoms at depths between 0 to 10 m (Ref. 83909). In Belize, it was found in a submarine cave near Columbus Cay (Ref. 87209).

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

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

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

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless

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

Estimates of some properties based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 26.1 - 28.3, mean 27.3 (based on 433 cells).
Price category (Ref. 80766)