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Staurotheca vervoorti   (El Beshbeeshy, 1991)


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Classification Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Hydrozoa | Leptothecata | Sertulariidae

Main reference References | Biblio | Coordinator | Collaborators

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

Size / Weight / Age

Max length : 15.0 cm DL male/unsexed; (Ref. 7414)

Environment

Demersal; depth range 310 - 1500 m (Ref. 7414)

Climate / Range

Polar

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Southwest and Antarctic Atlantic: Patagonian coasts, Falkland Island and South Georgia.

Short description

Stems up to 15 cm long, polysiphonic over a great extension. Branching dichotomous and in one plane. Branches strongly contracted at their base and originating at a position corresponding to a hydrotheca. Both stems and branches flattened. Hydrothecae arranged in subopposite or alternate pairs, forming two longitudinal series. In these series, hydrothecae may be closely approximated.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Length based on stem length. Known at depths of 310 to 2727 m (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).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)

   

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless

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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models

Vulnerability (Ref. 71543)
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)