Bathocyroe fosteri   Madin & Harbison, 1978


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

Tentaculata | Lobata | Bathocyroidae

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

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

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Western Atlantic, the Mediterranean and Eastern Pacific: Canada and USA.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 4.0 cm H male/unsexed; (Ref. 1610)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Found in slope (Ref. 116106). 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).

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

Members of the phylum Ctenophora are hermaphroditic. Life cycle: Eggs develop into planktonic juveniles called cydippid and later gradually adopt the form of adults.

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Haddock, S.H.D. and J.F. Case. 1999. (Ref. 1606)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses


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Estimates of some properties based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 3.6 - 14.4, mean 8.6 (based on 32 cells).
Vulnerability (Ref. 71543)
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown