Hydrozoa | Leptothecata
Environment / Climate / Range
Benthic; depth range 11 - 30 m (Ref. 87801). Temperate
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 1.3 cm WD male/unsexed; (Ref. 2992)
This species is found on algae and is epizoic on hydroids, Symplectoscyphus spp., Parascyphus repens, Bougainvillia muscus at depths of 11 to 30 m (Ref. 87801). Members of the order Leptothecata include L-form hydroids. Life cycle: The zygote develops into planula and later into polyp then into free-swimming medusa (Ref. 833).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Members of the order Leptothecata include L-form hydroids. Life cycle: The zygote develops into planula and later into polyp then into free-swimming medusa.
Greve, W., F. Reiners, J. Nast and S. Hoffmann. 2004. (Ref. 2988)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
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Estimates of some properties based on models
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)