Rosacea plicata (Quoy & Gaimard, 1833)
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Family:  Prayidae ()
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Environment:  bathypelagic; marine; depth range 300 - 500 m
Distribution:  Cosmopolitan: from Bering Sea to the Antarctic. Tropical to polar.
Biology:  Members of the order Siphonophorae include A-form hydroids. Life cycle: The zygote develops into planula inside the gonophore and is later released as an actinula which metamorphoses into polyp stage (Ref. 833).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (120744)
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Entered by: Dar, Christine - 11.12.05
Modified by: Sorongon-Yap, Patricia - 19.09.19

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