Hydrozoa | Leptothecata
Peña Cantero, A.L. and W. Vervoort. 2003. (Ref. 7414)
Size / Weight / Age
Benthic; depth range 75 - 2002 m (Ref. 7414)
Climate / Range
Polar; 53°S - 55°S, 39°W - 35°W
Antarctic Atlantic: South Georgia.
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.
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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