Hydrozoa | Leptothecata
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Pelagic; brackish; depth range 3 - 10 m (Ref. 87226). Subtropical
Western Central Atlantic, Northeast Atlantic and the Mediterranean.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 4.0 cm WD male/unsexed; (Ref. 2992)
Depth range recorded from Belize (Ref. 87226). Found in Carrie Bow Cay, Belize in inshore and lagoon areas at depths of about 3 to 10 m (Ref. 87226). Members of the order Leptothecata include L-form hydroids. Life cycle: The zygote develops into planula and later into polyp then into free-swimming medusa (Ref. 833).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Members of the order Leptothecata include L-form hydroids. Life cycle: The zygote develops into planula and later into polyp then into free-swimming medusa.
Kramp, P.L. 1961. (Ref. 2992)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
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Estimates of some properties based on models
): 10.7 - 27.9, mean 22.5 (based on 1228 cells).
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)