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Halimedusa typus   Bigelow, 1916

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Classification Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Hydrozoa | Anthoathecata | Halimedusidae

Main reference References | Biblio | 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)

Size / Weight / Age

Max length : 1.3 cm WD male/unsexed; (Ref. 2992)

Environment

Pelagic

Climate / Range

Subtropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Eastern Pacific.

Short description

Measures 16 mm high and 13 mm wide; cruciform manubrium with a small quadrate mouth on a broad low peduncle, gonads extending out towards the 4 straight, smooth radial canals; 4 perradial tentacles and 4 interradial groups of 10-11 tentacles, all with red or purple-black ocelli on their basal bulbs; transparent umbrella with a whitish gonad and a dark line running out each perradial gonad (Ref. 2376).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Species exhibits both asexual and sexual reproduction by budding during hydroid stage and release of gametes in medusae stages (Ref. 1663, p. 13, 16).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)

   

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses


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Mass conversion

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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models

Vulnerability (Ref. 71543)
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown