Hydrozoa | Leptothecata
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Benthic; depth range 15 - 20 m (Ref. 87801). Subtropical
Southwest Atlantic, Southeast Pacific, and sub-Antarctic Islands..
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
It is found on various substrates like sponges and hydroids, e.g. Symplectoscyphus spp. at depths of 15 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.
Bouillon, J., C. Gravili, F. Pagès, J.-M. Gili and F. Boero. 2006. (Ref. 8278)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
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Estimates of some properties based on models
): 7.4 - 15.9, mean 11.5 (based on 290 cells).