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Drymonema dalmatinum   Haeckel, 1880

pink meanie

Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Drymonema dalmatinum  AquaMaps  Data sources: GBIF OBIS
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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Scyphozoa | Semaeostomeae | Cyaneidae

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

Pelagic; depth range 0 - 20 m (Ref. 116114).  Tropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Western Atlantic and the Mediterranean: Puerto Rico, Brazil, Canada and USA.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 75.0 cm WD male/unsexed; (Ref. 3268)

Short description Morphology

50 to 100 cm wide; numerous 144 radial furrows on exumbrella, and between them same number of marginal lappets; the 16 stomach pouches terminate in 164 to 176 dichotomous ramuli; 8 times 2 rhopalar and 144 to 160 velar terminal canalc; mouth-arms about half as long as diameter of umbrella, the numerous tentacles arise from the middle zone of the subumbrella; eight sense-organs in deep niches.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Largest known medusa in tropical Atlantic (Ref. 3268). Neritic, potentially pathogenic (Ref. 116114). Members of the class Scyphozoa are gonochoric. Life cycle: Egg is laid by the adult medusa which later develops into a free-living planula, then to a scyphistoma to a strobila, and lastly to a free-living young medusa (Ref. 833).

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

Members of the class Scyphozoa are gonochoric. Life cycle: Egg is laid by the adult medusa which later develops into a free-living planula, then to a scyphistoma to a strobila, and lastly to a free-living young medusa.

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Migotto, A.E., A.C. Marques, A.C. Morandini and F.L. da Silveira. 2002. (Ref. 813)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 123251)


CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

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BHL | BOLD Systems | CISTI | DiscoverLife | FAO(Publication : search) | GenBank (genome, nucleotide) | GloBI | Gomexsi | 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): 23.9 - 28, mean 27 (based on 294 cells).
Vulnerability (Ref. 71543)
Moderate to high vulnerability (50 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown