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Halimedusa typus   Bigelow, 1916

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Classification
Hydrozoa | Anthoathecata | Halimedusidae
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Main reference
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)
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Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 1.3 cm WD male/unsexed; (Ref. 2992)

Environment
Pelagic

Climate / Range
Subtropical

Distribution
Eastern Pacific.
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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




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Mass conversion

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