Scyphozoa | Rhizostomeae
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Pelagic-neritic; brackish; depth range 10 - 20 m (Ref. 94879). Tropical; 41°N - 1°N, 96°E - 132°E
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 45.0 cm WD male/unsexed; (Ref. 2992)
45 cm wide and 33 cm high, when contracted; about 5 cm thick at center, exumbrella smooth; in each 14 to 20 oval velar lappets with numerous radial grooves; the mouth-arms have no definite terminal clubs, but numerous filamentous and large fusiform appendages between the mouths.
Warm-water estuarine species (Ref. 122299). Lives in coastal sea waters throughout its life cycle (Ref. 122298). Drifts near rocky bottom at depths of 10 to 20 m near the mouth of a bay (Ref. 94879).
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. 126983)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
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Estimates of some properties based on models
Low to moderate vulnerability (35 of 100).