Hydrozoa | Anthoathecata
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Sessile; depth range 8 - 300 m (Ref. 119523). Subtropical
Circumglobal. Tropical to polar.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Colonies strongly fascicled; complementary nematocysts microbasic euryteles; female blastostyles and male blastostyles unreduced, mature eggs scattered along pedicel thickened by perisarc (Ref. 3086).
Associated with brown algae Sargassum muticum and Halidrys sliquosa on hard bottom (Ref. 120410). Reproduction occurs only in hydroid stage (Ref. 1663, p. 13).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Reproduction occurs only in hydroid stage (Ref. 1663, p. 13).
Cairns, S.D., D.R. Calder, A. Brinckmann-Voss, C.B. Castro, D.G. Fautin, P.R. Pugh, C.E. Mills, W.C. Jaap, M.N. Arai, S.H.D. Haddock and D.M. Opresko. 2003. (Ref. 1663)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
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Estimates of some properties based on models
): 2.7 - 13.6, mean 7.8 (based on 1161 cells).