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Physalia physalis   (Linnaeus, 1758)

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

Hydrozoa | Siphonophorae | Physaliidae

Main reference References | Biblio | Coordinator | Collaborators

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

Size / Weight / Age

Environment

Pelagic

Climate / Range

Tropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Pacific Ocean and Atlantic Ocean.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

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

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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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models

Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown