Hydrozoa | Anthoathecata
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)
Size / Weight / Age
Sessile; depth range 12 - 27 m (Ref. 87156)
Climate / Range
Western Atlantic: Canada, USA and Belize.
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).
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)
CITES status (Ref. 94142)
Threat to humans
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