Hydrozoa | Anthoathecata
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Cosmopolitan in warmer waters.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 0.3 cm H male/unsexed; (Ref. 2376)
Pleustonic, found in the oceanic surface and epipelagic (Ref. 116013). Feeds on small animals the lives on two dimensional ecosystem. Medusae rarely seen on field. Known from surface (Refs.1663, 86643) or near surface water layers, including porpitids and the halopelagic Sargassumfauna (Ref. 86643). Reproduction occurs only in hydroid stage (Ref. 1663, p. 14).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Reproduction occurs only in hydroid stage (Ref. 1663, p. 14).
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. 120744)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
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Estimates of some properties based on models
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)