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Acaulis primarius   Stimpson, 1854


Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Hydrozoa | Anthoathecata | Acaulidae

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Ecology

Sessile; depth range 20 - 350 m (Ref. 120437).  Polar

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Atlantic and Arctic Oceans: USA, Iceland and Canada. Mostly polar, but also in subtropical and boreal.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

This is a solitary species (Ref. 19, 87872), with gonophores but no medusae. It is found in gulfs and estuaries particularly in circalittoral areas (Ref. 87872). Clay or mud dweller (Ref. 120436). Lives typically partially buried in sediments (Ref. 120437). 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).

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

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)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

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