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Staurotheca profunda   Peña Cantero & Vervoort, 2003

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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Hydrozoa | Leptothecata | Sertulariidae

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Demersal; depth range 1647 - 2044 m (Ref. 7414).  Polar

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Antarctic Atlantic: Scotia Sea.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm

Short description Morphology

30mm long, polysiphonic over almost its entire length. Main stem giving rise to three branches on the same side and another branch on the opposite side; branching approximately in one plane. Hydrothecae alternately arranged in one plane, forming two longitudinal rows. Hydrothecae only slightly immersed into the branches, strongly curved outwards. Adcauline hydrothecal wall free for approximately half of its length. Free adcauline wall straight or slightly convex. Abcauline hydrothecal wall concave. Aperture circular; rim even and usually provided with numerous short renovations, tilted downwards, forming an acute angle with long axis of branch. Hydrotheca lacking 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).

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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Price category (Ref. 80766)