Hydrozoa | Anthoathecata
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Sessile; depth range 0 - 2000 m (Ref. 116013). Tropical
Atlantic Ocean, Arctic, Mediterranean and Antarctic Indian Ocean. Tropical to polar.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Colonies unfascicled or with a single complementary tube at the base; complementary nematocysts microbasic euryteles; female and male blastostyles unreduced; mature eggs scattered along pedicel with gelatinous thickening (Ref. 3086).
Maximum depth from Ref. 119523. Found on rocks and oysters at depths of 3 to 4 m (Ref. 3086). Megabenthic species (Ref. 2952). Reproduction occurs only in hydroid stage (Ref. 1663, p. 13).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Reproduction occurs only in hydroid stage (Ref. 1663, p. 13).
Migotto, A.E., A.C. Marques, A.C. Morandini and F.L. da Silveira. 2002. (Ref. 813)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
| FishSource |
Estimates of some properties based on models
): 5.3 - 23.7, mean 10.5 (based on 1056 cells).