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Gonionemus vertens   Agassiz, 1862

clinging jellyfish

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

Hydrozoa | Limnomedusae | Olindiidae

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

Pelagic.  Subtropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

North Atlantic and North Pacific: Asia outside western Palearctic.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 2.5 cm WD male/unsexed; (Ref. 2376)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Form circalittoral rocks and other hard substrata (Ref. 1314). Medusae in the Russian Far-east are extremely venomous compared to those from the northwest Pacific; in the west coast, they are found in summer attached to eel grass Ulva or laminarian algae; feed on copepods (Ref. 2376). Species listed only in medusoid stage (Ref. 1663, p. 18).

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

Species listed only in medusoid stage (Ref. 1663, p. 18).

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

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. 115185)

CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Venomous (Ref. 2376)

Human uses

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More information

Common names
Egg development

Internet sources

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

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 5.5 - 9.5, mean 8 (based on 37 cells).
Vulnerability (Ref. 71543)
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)