Gonionemus vertens   Agassiz, 1862

clinging jellyfish

Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Hydrozoa | Limnomedusae | Olindiidae

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Pelagic.  Subtropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

North Atlantic and North Pacific: Asia outside western Palearctic.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 2.5 cm WD male/unsexed; (Ref. 2376)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Form circalittoral rocks and other hard substrata (Ref. 1314). Medusae in the Russian Far-east are extremely venomous compared to those from the northwest Pacific; in the west coast, they are found in summer attached to eel grass Ulva or laminarian algae; feed on copepods (Ref. 2376). Species listed only in medusoid stage (Ref. 1663, p. 18).

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

Species listed only in medusoid stage (Ref. 1663, p. 18).

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Cairns, S.D., D.R. Calder, A. Brinckmann-Voss, C.B. Castro, D.G. Fautin, P.R. Pugh, C.E. Mills, W.C. Jaap, M.N. Arai, S.H.D. Haddock and D.M. Opresko. 2003. (Ref. 1663)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Venomous (Ref. 2376)

Human uses

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Egg development

Internet sources

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Estimates of some properties based on models

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