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Bougainvillia muscus   (Allman, 1863)

huddle hydroid

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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Hydrozoa | Anthoathecata | Bougainvilliidae

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Benthic; depth range 0 - 100 m (Ref. 116114).  Tropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. Tropical and subtropical.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Known from tidal inlets, caves and shallow coastal benthic habitats (<25 m) (Ref. 86643). Inhabits a variety of substrates like mud to hard substrata and smaller colonies are known to be occasionally epizootic on other hydroids (Ref. 87801). Species exhibits both asexual and sexual reproduction by budding during hydroid stage and release of gametes in medusae stages (Ref. 1663, p. 12, 16).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae

Species exhibits both asexual and sexual reproduction by budding during hydroid stage and release of gametes in medusae stages (Ref. 1663, p. 12, 16).

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

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)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses


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Mass conversion

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Estimates of some properties based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 7.1 - 17.4, mean 10.7 (based on 1357 cells).
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown