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Staurotheca amphorophora   Naumov & Stepanýants, 1962


Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Hydrozoa | Leptothecata | Sertulariidae

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Sessile; depth range 180 - 370 m (Ref. 7414).  Polar

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Antarctic Atlantic: Antarctica, South Shetland Island, South Georgia.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 38.0 cm H male/unsexed; (Ref. 7414)

Short description Morphology

Colonies with the appearance of a gorgonid, up to 38 cm high and for a large strongly polysiphonic. Hydrorhiza disc shaped or composed of a few thick stolonal tubes. Branching beginning at base of colony, in one plane and frequent, usually irregular, but sometimes alternate. Branches long, flattened arising branches from which they originate. Many basal branches also polysiphonic.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Length is based on colonies height. Inhabits stones, gravel and sand (Ref. 7414). 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.

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Peña Cantero, A.L. and W. Vervoort. 2003. (Ref. 7414)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless

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Estimates of some properties based on models

Vulnerability (Ref. 71543)
Low to moderate vulnerability (28 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)