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Staurotheca vervoorti   (El Beshbeeshy, 1991)


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Staurotheca vervoorti   AquaMaps   Data sources: GBIF OBIS
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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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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
Southwest and Antarctic Atlantic: Patagonian coasts, Falkland Island and South Georgia.
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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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Vulnerability (Ref. 71543)
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)