Scyphozoa | Rhizostomeae
Environment / Climate / Range
Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions
Eastern Indian Ocean: Mergui Archipelago.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 26.0 cm WD male/unsexed; (Ref. 2992)
26 cm wide, central portion of exumbrella with some scattered papillae; tongue-shaped thickenings at base of velar lappets; 16 rhopalia; between adjacent rhopalia 2 to 6 velar lappets, elongately triangular, 1 to 1.5 cm long; mouth arms 9 to 15.5 cm, with window like openings, without filamentous appendages but with short, rod like appendages scattered amongst the mouths; 16 rhopalar canals reaching margin, 16 inter rhopalar only to ring canal.
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.
Kramp, P.L. 1961. (Ref. 2992)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
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Estimates of some properties based on models
Low vulnerability (16 of 100)