Hydrozoa | Anthoathecata
Environment / Climate / Range
Pelagic; depth range 0 - 210 m (Ref. 116114). Tropical
Western Indian Ocean and Western Atlantic: Belize, USA and Canada.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 3.0 cm WD male/unsexed; (Ref. 2992)
Polyps are elongate, 0.5 to 4.0 mm in length, without tentacles, and 10-20 or more per colony (Ref. 87236).
Found in Carrie Bow Cay, Belize in reef areas at depths of about 5 to 8 m (Ref. 87226). Reproduction occurs only in medusoid stage (Ref. 1663, p. 16).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Reproduction occurs only in medusoid stage (Ref. 1663, p. 16).
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)
Threat to humans
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Estimates of some properties based on models
): 4.4 - 28.4, mean 24.9 (based on 471 cells).