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Halecium nanum   Alder, 1859


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

Hydrozoa | Leptothecata | Haleciidae

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Benthic; brackish; depth range 0 - 31 m (Ref. 87156).  Polar

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Mediterranean, Atlantic and Arctic Oceans: Mostly polar, but also in subtropical, tropical and boreal.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Minimum depth from Ref. 116013. Known from mangroves (Ref. 86642), tidal inlets, exposed areas of bays, including any ledges at their entrance and surface or near surface water layers, including porpitids and the halopelagic Sargassum fauna; limited to shallow benthic habitats (Ref. 86643). Also found in Carrie Bow Cay, Belize, in patch reefs, Thalassia beds, back reef, outer ridge and fore-reef slopes on substrates composed of dead corals and gorgonians at depths of 3 to 31 m. As with other hydroids, this species exhibits a pelagic medusoid stage (Ref. 87156). Epipelagic (Ref. 116013). Reproduction occurs only in hydroid stage (Ref. 1663, p. 20). Period of reproductive maturity recorded for Carrie Bow Cay, Belize is 10th to 19th 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. 20). Period of reproductive maturity recorded for Carrie Bow Cay, Belize is 10th to 19th 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

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses


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