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Staurotheca affinis   (Jäderholm, 1904)

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Classification
Hydrozoa | Leptothecata | Sertulariidae
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Main reference
Peña Cantero, A.L. and W. Vervoort. 2003. (Ref. 7414)
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Environment
Benthic; depth range 75 - 2002 m (Ref. 7414)

Climate / Range
Polar; 53°S - 55°S, 39°W - 35°W

Distribution
Antarctic Atlantic: South Georgia.
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Short description
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.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

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)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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