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Halecium speciosum   Nutting, 1901

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

Hydrozoa | Leptothecata | Haleciidae

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Sessile.  Polar

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Central and north Atlantic, Pacific and Arctic Oceans. Mostly polar, but also in tropical and boreal.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Colonial (Ref. 19). Found in Carrie Bow Cay, Belize, in back reefs on algae at a depth of 0.5 m (Ref. 87156). Reproduction occurs only in hydroid stage (Ref. 1663, p. 20). Period of reproductive maturity recorded for Carrie Bow Cay, Belize is 20th 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 20th 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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Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown