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Physalia physalis   (Linnaeus, 1758)

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

Main reference
Migotto, A.E., A.C. Marques, A.C. Morandini and F.L. da Silveira. 2002. (Ref. 813)
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Size / Weight / Age

Environment
Pelagic

Climate / Range
Tropical

Distribution
Pacific Ocean and Atlantic Ocean.
Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

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




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Reproduction
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Eggs
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Length-length
Morphology
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Abundance
References
Mass conversion

Internet sources
BHL | BOLD Systems | Check for other websites | Check FishWatcher | CISTI | DiscoverLife | FAO(Publication : search) | GenBank (genome, nucleotide) | GOBASE | Google Books | Google Scholar | Google | ispecies | PubMed | Scirus | FishBase | Tree of Life | uBio | uBio RSS | Wikipedia (Go, Search) | Zoological Record

Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models

Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown