Scyphozoa | Rhizostomeae
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions
Western Indian Ocean: Red Sea.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 3.5 cm WD male/unsexed; (Ref. 2992)
3.5 cm wide, thin at margin but very thick at apex, exumbrella with irregularly placed clusters of small warts; margin irregularly lobed, with 5 to 10 lappets in each octant; arm-disk with particularly long filaments; mouth arms hardly as long as disk radius, lower three-winged portion 3 to 4 times as long as upper portion; each arm with a short, rounded terminal knob, and with short, gelatinous knobs between the frilled mouths; 6 to 7 canal roots in each octant.
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 (Ref. 833).
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. 120744)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
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Estimates of some properties based on models
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)