BIOTIC Species Information for Cerianthus lloydii
Researched byPenny Avant Data supplied byMarLIN
Refereed byThis information is not refereed.
Reproduction/Life History
Reproductive typePermanent hermaphrodite
Developmental mechanismPlanktotrophic
Reproductive SeasonJan-August Reproductive LocationAs adult
Reproductive frequency Regeneration potential No
Life span11-20 years Age at reproductive maturityInsufficient information
Generation timeInsufficient information Fecundity
Egg/propagule size230-250 µm Fertilization typeExternal
Larval/Juvenile dispersal potential>10km Larval settlement periodJan-August
Duration of larval stage1-6 months   
Reproduction Preferences Additional InformationPelagic larvae, planktonic for about three months, recorded in plankton from January to August (Manuel, 1988).
Reproduction References Manuel, 1988,
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