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Halimocyathus platypus   Clark, 1863

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

Scyphozoa | Stauromedusae | Depastridae

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Demersal.  Boreal

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Northwest Atlantic: USA.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 1.0 cm H male/unsexed; (Ref. 2992)

Short description Morphology

Calyx deep funnel shaped, about 0.6 cm wide, 1 m high including the peduncle marginal lobes about twice as long as broad, each with 17 to 20 tentacles.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Members of the class Scyphozoa are gonochoric. Life cycle: Egg is laid by the adult medusa which later develops into a free-living planula, then to a scyphistoma to a strobila, and lastly to a free-living young medusa (Ref. 833).

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

Members of the class Scyphozoa are gonochoric. Life cycle: Egg is laid by the adult medusa which later develops into a free-living planula, then to a scyphistoma to a strobila, and lastly to a free-living young medusa.

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Kramp, P.L. 1961. (Ref. 2992)

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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Mass conversion

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Estimates of some properties based on models

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