Hydrozoa | Leptothecata
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Sessile; brackish; depth range 0 - 516 m (Ref. 116013). Subtropical
Western Atlantic. Subtropical and tropical.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Neustonic, epibiotic (Ref. 116013). Colonial (Ref. 19). Known from mangroves (Ref. 86642), tidal inlets and surface or near surface water layers, including porpitids and the halopelagic Sargassum fauna (Ref. 86643). Reproduction occurs only in hydroid stage (Ref. 1663, p. 21).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Reproduction occurs only in hydroid stage (Ref. 1663, p. 21).
Cairns, S.D., D.R. Calder, A. Brinckmann-Voss, C.B. Castro, D.G. Fautin, P.R. Pugh, C.E. Mills, W.C. Jaap, M.N. Arai, S.H.D. Haddock and D.M. Opresko. 2003. (Ref. 1663)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 119314)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
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Estimates of some properties based on models
): 22.9 - 27.7, mean 27 (based on 632 cells).