Hydrozoa | Anthoathecata
Environment / Climate / Range
Cosmopolitan, usually in warmer to warmer temperate waters.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 0.0 cm H male/unsexed; (Ref. 2376)
Known as a floating hydroid colony. Feeds on fish eggs, euphausiid eggs, copepods and appendicularians (Ref. 002376) and consumed by surface dwelling animals. Known from surface or near surface water layers, including porpitids and the halopelagic Sargassum fauna (Ref. 86643). Reproduction occurs only in hydroid stage (Ref. 1663, p. 14).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Reproduction occurs only in hydroid stage (Ref. 1663, p. 14).
Migotto, A.E., A.C. Marques, A.C. Morandini and F.L. da Silveira. 2002. (Ref. 813)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
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Estimates of some properties based on models
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)