Hydrozoa | Leptothecata
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Sessile; depth range 0 - 102 m (Ref. 86643). Polar
Atlantic, Pacific, Caribbean and Arctic Oceans. Mostly polar, but also in subtropical and boreal.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Maximum depth from Ref. 116013. Epibiotic (Ref. 116013). Known from shallow reefs, shallow coastal benthic habitats (< 25 m), upper slope (> 100m), tops of Challenger and Argus seamounts (Refs. 86643). Also found in Carrie Bow Cay, Belize, in reef crest areas on substrates composed of dead corals and gorgonians at depths of 0.2 m. As with other hydroids, this species exhibits a pelagic medusiod stage (Ref. 87156). Reproduction occurs only in hydroid stage (Ref. 1663, p. 22).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Reproduction occurs only in hydroid stage (Ref. 1663, p. 22).
Migotto, A.E., A.C. Marques, A.C. Morandini and F.L. da Silveira. 2002. (Ref. 813)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
| FishSource |
Estimates of some properties based on models
): 6.9 - 27.7, mean 17.7 (based on 1216 cells).