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Stomotoca atra   Agassiz, 1862

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

Hydrozoa | Anthoathecata | Pandeidae

Main reference References | Biblio | 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)

Size / Weight / Age

Max length : 2.5 cm WD male/unsexed; (Ref. 2376)

Environment

Pelagic

Climate / Range

Subtropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Eastern Pacific: Alaska, Canada and USA.

Short description

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).

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).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)

   

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses


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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models

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