Hydrozoa | Anthoathecata
Environment / Climate / Range
Benthic; depth range 10 - 32 m (Ref. 87801). Tropical
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)
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).
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. 114614)
CITES status (Ref. 94142)
Threat to humans
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Estimates of some properties based on models
): 7.6 - 28, mean 18.7 (based on 822 cells; Ref. 115970
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)