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Beroe ovata   Bruguière, 1789

brown comb jelly

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

Nuda | Beroida | Beroidae

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Pelagic; depth range 0 - 1719 m (Ref. 108074).  Subtropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Indo-West Pacific, Western Atlantic, and the Mediterranean.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 11.5 cm H male/unsexed; (Ref. 1610)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Ctenophores are carnivores (Ref. 833). Feeds on other planktivorous comb jellies and Mnemiopsis leidyi (Ref. 64473). 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

Hernandez-Nicaise, M.L., G.O. Mackie and R.W. Meech. 1980. (Ref. 1096)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless

Human uses


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BHL | BOLD Systems | CISTI | DiscoverLife | FAO(Publication : search) | GenBank (genome, nucleotide) | GloBI | GOBASE | Google Books | Google Scholar | Google | ispecies | PubMed | Scirus | Tree of Life | uBio | uBio RSS | Wikipedia (Go, Search) | Zoological Record

Estimates of some properties based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 0.6 - 12.5, mean 3.5 (based on 1306 cells).
Vulnerability (Ref. 71543)
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown