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Stomotoca atra   Agassiz, 1862

hanging stomach jelly
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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Hydrozoa | Anthoathecata | Pandeidae

Environment / Climate / Range

Pelagic.  Subtropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Eastern Pacific: Alaska, Canada and USA.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 2.5 cm WD male/unsexed; (Ref. 2376)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Active swimmer, feeds primarily on other hydromedusae, favorably Clytia gregaria (Ref. 2376). Species listed only in medusoid stage (Ref. 1663, p. 16).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae

Species listed only in medusoid stage (Ref. 1663, p. 16).

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Cairns, S.D., D.R. Calder, A. Brinckmann-Voss, C.B. Castro, D.G. Fautin, P.R. Pugh, C.E. Mills, W.C. Jaap, M.N. Arai, S.H.D. Haddock and D.M. Opresko. 2003. (Ref. 1663)

Short description Morphology

Bell height and width measures 25 mm; large stomach with 4 recurved lips suspended by a broad gelatinous peduncle; dark brown gonads on the manubrium with regular transverse folds, 2 large opposite light brown to tan tentacles and 80 rudimentary marginal tentacles (Ref. 2376).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)

   

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses


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Estimates of some properties based on models

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