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Traits statistics

The number is the total accepted species count (per group) that have this attribute assigned.
The percentage shows the ratio between that number and the total number of accepted species (in that group).
The total number of accepted species is 443,678
Click here to restrict the statistics to accepted, extant marine species only.

By attribute

Attribute AMBI ecological group (4,775; 1%) show all
Attribute Body size (49,079; 11%) show all
Attribute Body size (qualitative) (442; 0%) show all
Attribute Brooding (58; 0%) show all
Attribute Feedingtype (125,123; 28%) show all
Attribute Fossil range (10,078; 2%) show all
Attribute Functional group (304,036; 69%) show all
Attribute Larval and juvenile development (71; 0%) show all
Attribute Mobility (3; 0%) show all
Attribute Paraphyletic group (73,069; 16%) show all
Attribute Plant habit (1; 0%) show all
Attribute Species importance to society (35,726; 8%) show all
Attribute Supporting structure & enclosure (137,655; 31%) show all

By kingdom and phylum

GroupAMBI ecological groupBody sizeBody size (qualitative)BroodingFeedingtypeFossil rangeFunctional groupLarval and juvenile developmentMobilityParaphyletic groupPlant habitSpecies importance to societySupporting structure & enclosure
Kingdom Animalia4,774
(2%)
40,095
(13%)
442
(0%)
58
(0%)
123,948
(40%)
8,146
(3%)
243,133
(78%)
71
(0%)
3
(0%)
32,940
(11%)
0
 
34,126
(11%)
103,189
(33%)
   Phylum Acanthocephala0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
232
(33%)
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
   Phylum Annelida1,730
(11%)
8,316
(54%)
0
 
0
 
1,516
(10%)
2
(0%)
15,051
(97%)
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
144
(1%)
848
(5%)
   Phylum Arthropoda1,327
(1%)
13,246
(14%)
346
(0%)
0
 
19,300
(21%)
362
(0%)
79,474
(86%)
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
4,020
(4%)
71,077
(77%)
   Phylum Brachiopoda8
(2%)
16
(4%)
0
 
0
 
1
(0%)
2
(0%)
430
(100%)
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
   Phylum Bryozoa67
(1%)
75
(1%)
0
 
0
 
92
(1%)
0
 
6,565
(100%)
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
282
(4%)
   Phylum Cephalorhyncha3
(1%)
3
(1%)
0
 
0
 
2
(1%)
0
 
239
(100%)
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
   Phylum Chaetognatha4
(3%)
6
(5%)
0
 
0
 
132
(100%)
0
 
132
(100%)
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
   Phylum Chordata30
(0%)
15,847
(42%)
0
 
0
 
2,963
(8%)
0
 
3,078
(8%)
0
 
0
 
32,940
(88%)
0
 
21,174
(57%)
0
 
   Phylum Cnidaria118
(1%)
239
(2%)
0
 
0
 
525
(4%)
0
 
11,928
(94%)
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
2,122
(17%)
6,405
(50%)
   Phylum Ctenophora0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
2
(1%)
0
 
211
(100%)
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
   Phylum Cycliophora0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
   Phylum Dicyemida0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
119
(98%)
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
   Phylum Echinodermata167
(2%)
465
(4%)
21
(0%)
58
(1%)
4,231
(38%)
3,280
(30%)
10,994
(100%)
59
(1%)
0
 
0
 
0
 
187
(2%)
10,994
(100%)
   Phylum Entoprocta1
(1%)
41
(21%)
0
 
0
 
1
(1%)
0
 
194
(100%)
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
   Phylum Gastrotricha0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
857
(100%)
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
   Phylum Gnathifera0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
   Phylum Gnathostomulida0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
100
(100%)
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
   Phylum Hemichordata2
(0%)
8
(2%)
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
405
(100%)
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
   Phylum Mollusca1,235
(1%)
849
(1%)
34
(0%)
0
 
69,866
(79%)
4,500
(5%)
88,010
(100%)
12
(0%)
1
(0%)
0
 
0
 
6,472
(7%)
12,100
(14%)
   Phylum Nematoda4
(0%)
713
(7%)
41
(0%)
0
 
4,588
(43%)
0
 
10,760
(100%)
0
 
2
(0%)
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
   Phylum Nematomorpha0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
5
(100%)
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
   Phylum Nemertea48
(4%)
65
(5%)
0
 
0
 
4
(0%)
0
 
1,314
(97%)
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
6
(0%)
0
 
   Phylum Orthonectida0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
22
(88%)
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
   Phylum Phoronida5
(45%)
10
(91%)
0
 
0
 
1
(9%)
0
 
11
(100%)
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
   Phylum Placozoa0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
   Phylum Platyhelminthes4
(0%)
37
(0%)
0
 
0
 
11,109
(58%)
0
 
2,108
(11%)
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
1
(0%)
0
 
   Phylum Porifera13
(0%)
65
(1%)
0
 
0
 
9,242
(100%)
0
 
9,242
(100%)
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
1,483
(16%)
   Phylum Rotifera0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
187
(51%)
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
   Phylum Sipuncula8
(5%)
86
(55%)
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
156
(100%)
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
   Phylum Tardigrada0
 
8
(1%)
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
1,232
(100%)
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
   Phylum Xenacoelomorpha0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
450
(99%)
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
Kingdom Archaea0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
1
(1%)
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
Kingdom Bacteria0
 
1
(0%)
0
 
0
 
25
(0%)
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
4,234
(75%)
0
 
0
 
0
 
Kingdom Chromista1
(0%)
1,900
(3%)
0
 
0
 
701
(1%)
1,932
(3%)
59,663
(89%)
0
 
0
 
14,340
(21%)
0
 
81
(0%)
34,466
(51%)
   Subkingdom Chromista incertae sedis0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
   Subkingdom Hacrobia0
 
1
(0%)
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
351
(37%)
0
 
0
 
914
(97%)
0
 
0
 
0
 
   Subkingdom Harosa1
(0%)
1,899
(3%)
0
 
0
 
701
(1%)
1,932
(3%)
59,312
(90%)
0
 
0
 
13,426
(20%)
0
 
81
(0%)
34,466
(52%)
Kingdom Fungi0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
247
(14%)
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
5
(0%)
0
 
0
 
0
 
Kingdom Plantae0
 
7,066
(13%)
0
 
0
 
1
(0%)
0
 
822
(1%)
0
 
0
 
21,550
(39%)
1
(0%)
1,519
(3%)
0
 
   Subkingdom Biliphyta0
 
5,728
(71%)
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
1
(0%)
0
 
0
 
8,032
(100%)
0
 
337
(4%)
0
 
   Phylum (Division) Plantae incertae sedis0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
   Phylum (Division) Pteridophyta0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
   Subkingdom Viridiplantae0
 
1,338
(3%)
0
 
0
 
1
(0%)
0
 
821
(2%)
0
 
0
 
13,518
(29%)
1
(0%)
1,182
(3%)
0
 
Kingdom Protozoa0
 
17
(1%)
0
 
0
 
72
(2%)
0
 
418
(14%)
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
   Subkingdom Eozoa0
 
16
(1%)
0
 
0
 
72
(4%)
0
 
299
(15%)
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
   Phylum Picozoa0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
   Subkingdom Protozoa incertae sedis0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
5
(1%)
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
   Subkingdom Sarcomastigota0
 
1
(0%)
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
114
(31%)
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
Kingdom Viruses0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
128
(98%)
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
0