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Physalia physalis   (Linnaeus, 1758)

Portuguese Man O'war
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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Hydrozoa | Siphonophorae | Physaliidae

Environment / Climate / Range

Pelagic.  Tropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Pacific Ocean and Atlantic Ocean.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

This species is found in pleuston areas (Ref. 83914). Species listed only in medusoid stage (Ref. 1663, p. 29).

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

Species listed only in medusoid stage (Ref. 1663, p. 29).

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Migotto, A.E., A.C. Marques, A.C. Morandini and F.L. da Silveira. 2002. (Ref. 813)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)

   

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses


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References
Mass conversion

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Estimates of some properties based on models

Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown