Tentaculata | Lobata
Haddock, S.H.D. and J.F. Case. 1999. (Ref. 1606)
Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 4.0 cm H male/unsexed; (Ref. 1610)
Pelagic; depth range 200 - 1000 m (Ref. 2376)
Climate / Range
Western Atlantic, the Mediterranean and Eastern Pacific: Canada and USA.
Individuals hang motionless and swim by flapping its lobes together similar to a frog kick; feeds on copepods, amphipods and euphausiids; consumes less oxygen compared to other ctenophores (Ref. 2376). Members of the phylum Ctenophora are hermaphroditic. Life cycle: Eggs develop into planktonic juveniles called cydippid and later gradually adopt the form of adults (Ref. 833).
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)
CITES status (Ref. 94142)
Threat to humans
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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)