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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 Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Tentaculata | Lobata | Bathocyroidae

Main reference References | Biblio | Coordinator | Collaborators

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

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 Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

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

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

Human uses


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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models

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