Hydrozoa | Anthoathecata
Environment / Climate / Range
Sessile; depth range 3 - 507 m (Ref. 3086). Tropical
Atlantic Ocean, Mediterranean and Antarctic Indian Ocean. Tropical to polar.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Maximum depth from Ref. 87634. Found on rocks and oysters at depths of 3 to 4 m (Ref. 3086). Megabenthic species (Ref. 2952). Reproduction occurs only in hydroid stage (Ref. 1663, p. 13).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Reproduction occurs only in hydroid stage (Ref. 1663, p. 13).
Migotto, A.E., A.C. Marques, A.C. Morandini and F.L. da Silveira. 2002. (Ref. 813)
Colonies unfascicled or with a single complementary tube at the base; complementary nematocysts microbasic euryteles; female and male blastostyles unreduced; mature eggs scattered along pedicel with gelatinous thickening (Ref. 3086).
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)
CITES status (Ref. 94142)
Threat to humans
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Estimates of some properties based on models
): 5.3 - 23.7, mean 10.5 (based on 1056 cells; Ref. 115970