Hydrozoa | Leptothecata
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Benthic; depth range 12 - 20 m (Ref. 87801). Subtropical
Pacific and the Mediterranean.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
It is usually epizoic on hydroids Symplectoscyphus sp. but also found on green algae. It is known from depths of 12 to 20 m (Ref. 87801). 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.
HÃ¤ussermann, V. and G. FÃ¶rsterra. 2009. (Ref. 87801)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
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Estimates of some properties based on models
): 10.1 - 16.2, mean 13.7 (based on 154 cells).