Hydrozoa | Leptothecata
Environment / Climate / Range
Demersal; depth range 432 - 813 m (Ref. 7414). Polar
Antarctic Atlantic: Antarctica (Weddell Sea).
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Distinguished by the shape of the hydrotheca and the arrangement of the hydrothecae in two longitudinal series, but also by the erect and polysiphonic stems, frequently branched in one plane, and by the absence of both anastomoses and mushroom shaped diaphragm.
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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