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Chirodropus gorilla   Haeckel, 1880

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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Cubozoa | Chirodropida | Chirodropidae

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

Pelagic.  Subtropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Eastern Central Atlantic: Liberia, South Africa and Western Africa.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 12.0 cm WD male/unsexed; (Ref. 2992)

Short description Morphology

Up to 15 m high, 12 m wide, each pedalium with 9 to 11 tentacles upon as many long, tapering, finger-;like processes.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Length is based on bell width.

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

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Kramp, P.L. 1961. (Ref. 2992)

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 (10 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown