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Beroe ovata   Bruguière, 1789

brown comb jelly

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

Nuda | Beroida | Beroidae

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

Pelagic; depth range 0 - 1719 m (Ref. 108074).  Subtropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Indo-West Pacific, Western Atlantic, and the Mediterranean.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 11.5 cm H male/unsexed; (Ref. 1610)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Found on bay and nearshore, outer continental shelf and slope (Ref. 116106). Ctenophores are carnivores (Ref. 833). Feeds on other planktivorous comb jellies and Mnemiopsis leidyi (Ref. 64473). Members of the phylum Ctenophora are hermaphroditic. Life cycle: Eggs develop into planktonic juveniles called cydippid and later gradually adopt the form of adults (Ref. 833).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae

Members of the phylum Ctenophora are hermaphroditic. Life cycle: Eggs develop into planktonic juveniles called cydippid and later gradually adopt the form of adults.

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Hernandez-Nicaise, M.L., G.O. Mackie and R.W. Meech. 1980. (Ref. 1096)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 119314)


CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless

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Internet sources

BHL | BOLD Systems | CISTI | DiscoverLife | FAO(Publication : search) | GenBank (genome, nucleotide) | GloBI | | Google Books | Google Scholar | Google | ispecies | PubMed | Tree of Life | Wikipedia (Go, Search) | Zoological Record

Estimates of some properties based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 0.6 - 12.5, mean 3.5 (based on 1306 cells).
Vulnerability (Ref. 71543)
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown