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Catostylus mosaicus   (Quoy & Gaimard, 1824)

mosaic sea jelly
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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Scyphozoa | Rhizostomeae | Catostylidae

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

Pelagic.  Tropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Indo-West Pacific: Pakistan, Australia and the Malay Peninsula.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?, range 12 - ? cm Max length : 35.0 cm WD male/unsexed; (Ref. 3083)

Short description Morphology

25 to 35 cm wide; exumbrella with coarse granulations; about 16 lappets in each octant, all alike; arm-disk some-what wider than bell radius; moutharms about 1.5 times as long as bell radius, proximal portion on one-sixth as long as the distal, tapering, three winged portion; outer edges branch profusely and taper to a pointed end below; no appendages, intracircular network rather narrow, with nearly radial meshes, extracircular network very wide and fine-meshed, extending into the lappets.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Medusae; gonochoristic (Ref. 3048). Can live for up to 13 months; within 1 to 3 months can grow to sexual maturity.

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

Medusae; gonochoristic (Ref. 3048). Can live for up to 13 months; within 1 to 3 months can grow to sexual maturity.

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Pitt, K.A. and M.J. Kingsford. 2003. (Ref. 3046)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744)


CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

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Mass conversion

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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

Vulnerability (Ref. 71543)
Low vulnerability (16 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown