Catostylus townsendi   Mayer, 1915

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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Scyphozoa | Rhizostomeae | Catostylidae

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

Pelagic.  Tropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Borneo, Malay Archipelago and Indo-China.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 10.0 cm WD male/unsexed; (Ref. 2992)

Short description Morphology

10 cm wide, flatter the a hemisphere, finely granular, jelly of horny rigidity; number of lappets variable, velar lappets about twice as wide as long, rhopalar lappets small and oval,; deep clefts between lappets extend upwards; mouth arms two thirds of the length of diameter, distal three winged portion 2 to 4 up to 7 times as long as proximal simple portion, tapering to pointed distal ends; intracircular mesh work with rather wide meshes, extracircular mesh work fine meshed, extending into the lappets.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Members of the class Scyphozoa are gonochoric. Life cycle: Egg is laid by the adult medusa which later develops into a free-living planula, then to a scyphistoma to a strobila, and lastly to a free-living young medusa (Ref. 833).

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

Members of the class Scyphozoa are gonochoric. Life cycle: Egg is laid by the adult medusa which later develops into a free-living planula, then to a scyphistoma to a strobila, and lastly to a free-living young medusa.

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Kramp, P.L. 1961. (Ref. 2992)

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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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

Vulnerability (Ref. 71543)
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown