Hydrozoa | Anthoathecata
Marques, A.C., A.L. Peña Cantero and W. Vervoort. 2000. (Ref. 3086)
Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 7.0 cm COLD male/unsexed; (Ref. 3086)
Pelagic; depth range 1 - 50 m (Ref. 3086)
Climate / Range
Nematophores present all over fascicled colony, cnidome comprising only microbasic euryteles, especially abundant on nematophore; female blastostyles partially reduced (with some remaining tentacles), spadix unbranched, mature eggs scattered along blastostyle pedicel; male blastostyles completely reduced (Ref. 3086).
Found at depths of 1 to 50 m, generally on rocks. Common in submarine caves and crevices in shallow waters and on rocks in deeper waters (Ref. 3086). Gonophores were found from February to March and July to October (Ref. 3086).
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)
CITES status (Ref. 94142)
Threat to humans
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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)