Nuda | Beroida
Environment / Climate / Range
Pelagic; depth range 0 - 630 m (Ref. 116106). Tropical
Atlantic, the Mediterranean and Pacific. Tropical to polar.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 20.0 cm H male/unsexed; (Ref. 1610)
Found in the outer continental shelf and slope (Ref. 116106). Rapidly swims in a spiral pattern, engulfing its prey whole (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).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Members of the phylum Ctenophora are hermaphroditic. Life cycle: Eggs develop into planktonic juveniles called cydippid and later gradually adopt the form of adults.
Matthews, D.C. 1954. (Ref. 1538)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
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Estimates of some properties based on models
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)