Hydrozoa | Leptothecata
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Pelagic; brackish; depth range 0 - 200 m (Ref. 116114). Tropical
Western Central Atlantic, Eastern Central Pacific, Sub-Antarctic and temperate waters of the northern hemisphere.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 7.5 cm WD male/unsexed; (Ref. 2992)
Found in Carrie Bow Cay, Belize in reef and lagoon areas at depths of about 3 to 8 m (Ref. 87226). Members of the order Leptothecata include L-form hydroids. Life cycle: The zygote develops into planula and later into polyp then into free-swimming medusa (Ref. 833).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Members of the order Leptothecata include L-form hydroids. Life cycle: The zygote develops into planula and later into polyp then into free-swimming medusa.
Kramp, P.L. 1961. (Ref. 2992)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
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Estimates of some properties based on models
): 21.9 - 28.2, mean 27 (based on 557 cells).
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)