Staurozoa | Stauromedusae
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Northwest Atlantic: Antarctic (Gauss station) and Greenland.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 0.9 cm WD male/unsexed; (Ref. 2992)
Calyx timble shaped, with sloping sdes, up to 9 cm wide and slightly more in height; peduncle almost rudimentary; perradial notches between arms somewhat wider and deeper than the interradial; arms short, each with up to 100 short tentacles; gonads very broad, extending to base of arms.
Species recorded below a 200 meter depth (Ref. 116634).
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)