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Ectopleura dumortierii   (Van Beneden, 1844)

flower hydroid

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

Hydrozoa | Anthoathecata | Tubulariidae

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Benthic; depth range 0 - 32 m (Ref. 87801).  Tropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Indo-Pacific, Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 0.3 cm WD male/unsexed; (Ref. 2992)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Minimum depth from Ref. 116013. Benthic, found on hard substrate (Ref. 116013). This species is found on polychaete tubes, dead gorgonians, wood and dock chains at depths of 10 to 32 m (Ref. 87801). Species exhibits both asexual and sexual reproduction by budding during hydroid stage and release of gametes in medusae stages (Ref. 1663, p. 14, 17).

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. 14, 17).

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Cairns, S.D., D.R. Calder, A. Brinckmann-Voss, C.B. Castro, D.G. Fautin, P.R. Pugh, C.E. Mills, W.C. Jaap, M.N. Arai, S.H.D. Haddock and D.M. Opresko. 2003. (Ref. 1663)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses


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BHL | BOLD Systems | CISTI | DiscoverLife | FAO(Publication : search) | GenBank (genome, nucleotide) | GloBI | GOBASE | Google Books | Google Scholar | Google | ispecies | PubMed | Scirus | Tree of Life | uBio | uBio RSS | Wikipedia (Go, Search) | Zoological Record

Estimates of some properties based on models

Vulnerability (Ref. 71543)
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown