Hydrozoa | Leptothecata
Häussermann, V. and G. Försterra. 2009. (Ref. 87801)
Size / Weight / Age
Benthic; depth range 12 - 28 m (Ref. 87801)
Climate / Range
Pacific Ocean: Chile and New Zealand. Both subtropical and temperate.
This is an attached species, observed to be epizoic on other hydroids, Symplectoscyphys spp., Synthecium protectum, Lafoea dumosa at depths of 12 to 28 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).
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)
CITES status (Ref. 94142)
Threat to humans
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