Aegina citrea   Eschscholtz, 1829

four tentacled jelly
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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Hydrozoa | Narcomedusae | Aeginidae

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Ecology

Pelagic; brackish; depth range 0 - 1600 m (Ref. 116114).  Tropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Antarctic, Atlantic, Pacific and Arctic Oceans. Cosmopolitan.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 5.0 cm WD male/unsexed; (Ref. 2992)

Short description Morphology

Have 4 tentacles.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

An active swimmer. Also found in Carrie Bow Cay, Belize in reef and lagoon areas at depths of about 3 to 8 m (Ref. 87226). Species listed only in medusoid stage (Ref. 1663, p. 28).

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

Species listed only in medusoid stage (Ref. 1663, p. 28).

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. 119314)


CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses


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References
Mass conversion

Internet sources

BHL | BOLD Systems | CISTI | DiscoverLife | FAO(Publication : search) | GenBank (genome, nucleotide) | GloBI | | Google Books | Google Scholar | Google | ispecies | PubMed | Tree of Life | Wikipedia (Go, Search) | Zoological Record

Estimates of some properties based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 1.3 - 10.6, mean 5 (based on 2801 cells).
Vulnerability (Ref. 71543)
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown