Scyphozoa | Rhizostomeae
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Indo-West Pacific: Madagascar and China.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 10.0 cm WD male/unsexed; (Ref. 2992)
4.2 cm wide (Haeckel 10 cm wide; 5 cm high); exumbrella smooth, very thin; in each octant 14 to 16 (Haeckel 18) roundish, flat velar lappets; without sub genital papillae; scapulets small; manubrium extraordinarily short, mouth arms about 2.5 m long, proximal portion 0.3 m, distal portion 1.2 m and terminal club 1 to 1.2 m long; on mouth arms a very few small clubs; filaments only on scapulets, faintly developed; ring canal poorly developed, intracircular canal system noticeably broad, its inner margin parallel to the outline of the stomach, with many anastomoses with the rhopalar.
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)