BIOTIC Species Information for Ciriformia spp.
Researched byDr Paul Somerfield & Prof. Richard Warwick Data supplied byPML
Refereed byThis information is not refereed
Reproduction/Life History
Reproductive type Developmental mechanism
Reproductive SeasonSpring and summer Reproductive LocationAs adult
Reproductive frequency Regeneration potential No
Life span1-2 years Age at reproductive maturity1 year
Generation timeNot researched Fecundity15000
Egg/propagule size112-140 µm Fertilization typeExternal
Larval/Juvenile dispersal potentialNot researched Larval settlement periodJune and July
Duration of larval stage2-10 days   
Reproduction Preferences Additional InformationCirriformia tentaculata can reach a lifespan of 5-6 years.
Reproduction References Giangrande, 1997,
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