Hydrozoa | Leptothecata
Environment / Climate / Range
Benthic; depth range 75 - 2002 m (Ref. 7414). Polar; 53°S - 55°S, 39°W - 35°W
Antarctic Atlantic: South Georgia.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
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.
PeÃ±a Cantero, A.L. and W. Vervoort. 2003. (Ref. 7414)
Having erect stems, abundantly branched in one plate, by the shape of the hydrotheca, almost completely immersed into the branches, by the absence of anastomoses, by the presence of mushroom shaped diaphragm and by the presence of four to six hydrotheca per verticil.
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)
CITES status (Ref. 94142)
Threat to humans
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