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Staurotheca australis   Peña Cantero, Svoboda & Vervoort, 1997

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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
Demersal; depth range 432 - 813 m (Ref. 7414)

Climate / Range
Polar

Distribution
Antarctic Atlantic: Antarctica (Weddell Sea).
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Short description
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.

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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