Staurozoa | Stauromedusae
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Northwest Pacific: Japan.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 0.8 cm WD male/unsexed; (Ref. 2992)
Calyx quadro-pyramidal, evenly narrowing aborally, up to 0.8 cm wide, somewhat higher than wide; peduncle less than one-third as long as height of calyx; arms short, perradial notches slightly wider than the interradial; 20 to 30 tentacles on each arm; marginal anchors with a short stalk and a sound cushion-like disk a longitudinal central furrow, without a pigment fleck; gonads broad, lancet shaped, extending to ends of arms, interradially connected along their proximal halves, with about 50 follicles in 3 to 4 rows in their widest portions; subumbrella smooth. Four white interradial stripes from anchors to base of calyx.
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.
Kramp, P.L. 1961. (Ref. 2992)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 124695)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
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Estimates of some properties based on models
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)