Hydrozoa | Leptothecata
Environment / Climate / Range
Sessile; depth range 55 - 661 m (Ref. 7414). Polar
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 3.0 cm WD male/unsexed; (Ref. 7414)
Colonies consisting of a mass of stems and branches up to 3 cm in diameter. Branching frequent and irregular. Branches numerous and provided with many anastomoses, giving the colony a compact appearance.
Depth and length based on occurrence record; to be replaced with better reference. 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)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
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Estimates of some properties based on models
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)