Haliclystus salpinx Clark, 1863
Trumpet stalked jellyfish
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Family:  Haliclystidae ()
Max. size:  3 cm WD (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; marine
Distribution:  Northeast Pacific and Western Atlantic: USA and Canada.
Diagnosis:  Calyx pyramidal, octangular, much broader than high, up to 3 cm wide; peduncle considerably longer than height of calyx; notches between arms of equal width; 60 to 70 tentacles on each arm; marginal anchors very large, obliquely trumpet-shaped, each with a rudimentary tentacle; gonads projecting about half-way into the arms, with follicles in 4 radiating rows.
Biology: 
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. 123251)
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Entered by: Dar, Christine - 11.12.05
Modified by: Abucay, Luisa - 12.05.21

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