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Halimedusa typus   Bigelow, 1916

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

Hydrozoa | Anthoathecata | Halimedusidae

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Pelagic.  Subtropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Eastern Pacific.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 1.3 cm WD male/unsexed; (Ref. 2992)

Short description Morphology

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).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae

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

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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Estimates of some properties based on models

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