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Ectopleura grandis   Fraser, 1944


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Ectopleura grandis   AquaMaps   Data sources: GBIF OBIS
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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Hydrozoa | Anthoathecata | Tubulariidae

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Sessile; depth range 12 - 27 m (Ref. 87156).  Subtropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Western Atlantic: Canada, USA and Belize.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Depth range recorded from Belize (Ref. 87156) Found in sand trough areas on substrates composed of dead corals and gorgonians. In Belize, it is found at depths of 4-17 m. As with other hydroids, this species exhibits a pelagic medusiod stage (Ref. 1663). Reproduction occurs only in hydroid stage (Ref. 1663, p. 14). Period of reproductive maturity recorded for Carrie Bow Cay, Belize is 14th of May, during which the sample collected had gonophores or medusa buds (Ref. 87156).

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

Reproduction occurs only in hydroid stage (Ref. 1663, p. 14). Period of reproductive maturity recorded for Carrie Bow Cay, Belize is 14th of May, during which the sample collected had gonophores or medusa buds (Ref. 87156).

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

Threat to humans

Human uses


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