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Bathocyroe fosteri   Madin & Harbison, 1978


Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Bathocyroe fosteri   AquaMaps   Data sources: GBIF OBIS
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Classification
Tentaculata | Lobata | Bathocyroidae
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Main reference
Haddock, S.H.D. and J.F. Case. 1999. (Ref. 1606)
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Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 4.0 cm H male/unsexed; (Ref. 1610)

Environment
Pelagic; depth range 200 - 1000 m (Ref. 2376)

Climate / Range
Tropical

Distribution
Western Atlantic, the Mediterranean and Eastern Pacific: Canada and USA.
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Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Individuals hang motionless and swim by flapping its lobes together similar to a frog kick; feeds on copepods, amphipods and euphausiids; consumes less oxygen compared to other ctenophores (Ref. 2376). Members of the phylum Ctenophora are hermaphroditic. Life cycle: Eggs develop into planktonic juveniles called cydippid and later gradually adopt the form of adults (Ref. 833).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)

   

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans




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