Hydrozoa | Anthoathecata
Puce, S., C. Cerrano, C. Di Camillo, G. Bavestrello and A.C. Marques. 2006. (Ref. 3669)
Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 3.0 cm H male/unsexed; (Ref. 3669)
Demersal; depth range 10 - 30 m (Ref. 3669)
Climate / Range
Western Central Pacific: Indonesia.
Colonies dioecious, shrubby, at time arborescent, up to 3 cm in Height; main stem monosiphonic. Hydro cauli arising from creeping hydrorhiza; branches delicate, irregular, up to 1st order in various planes; pedicels arising from main stem.
Depth based on occurrence record; to be replaced with better reference. Members of the order Anthoathecata are mostly colonial A-form hydroids. Life cycle: The zygote develops into planula inside the gonophore and is later released as an actinula which metamorphoses into polyp stage (Ref. 833).
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)