Hydrozoa | Anthoathecata
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Pelagic; depth range 1 - 50 m (Ref. 3086). Subtropical
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 7.0 cm COLD male/unsexed; (Ref. 3086)
Nematophores present all over fascicled colony, cnidome comprising only microbasic euryteles, especially abundant on nematophore; female blastostyles partially reduced (with some remaining tentacles), spadix unbranched, mature eggs scattered along blastostyle pedicel; male blastostyles completely reduced (Ref. 3086).
Found at depths of 1 to 50 m, generally on rocks. Common in submarine caves and crevices in shallow waters and on rocks in deeper waters (Ref. 3086). Gonophores were found from February to March and July to October (Ref. 3086).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Gonophores were found from February to March and July to October (Ref. 3086).
Marques, A.C., A.L. PeÃ±a Cantero and W. Vervoort. 2000. (Ref. 3086)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
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Estimates of some properties based on models
): 16.2 - 18.5, mean 17.7 (based on 28 cells).
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)