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Gonionemus vertens   Agassiz, 1862

clinging jellyfish

Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Gonionemus vertens   AquaMaps   Data sources: GBIF OBIS
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Classification Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Hydrozoa | Limnomedusae | Olindiidae

Main reference References | Biblio | Coordinator | Collaborators

Cairns, S.D., D.R. Calder, A. Brinckmann-Voss, C.B. Castro, D.G. Fautin, P.R. Pugh, C.E. Mills, W.C. Jaap, M.N. Arai, S.H.D. Haddock and D.M. Opresko. 2003. (Ref. 1663)

Size / Weight / Age

Max length : 2.5 cm WD male/unsexed; (Ref. 2376)

Environment

Pelagic

Climate / Range

Subtropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

North Atlantic and North Pacific: Asia outside western Palearctic.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Form circalittoral rocks and other hard substrata (Ref. 1314). Medusae in the Russian Far-east are extremely venomous compared to those from the northwest Pacific; in the west coast, they are found in summer attached to eel grass Ulva or laminarian algae; feed on copepods (Ref. 2376). Species listed only in medusoid stage (Ref. 1663, p. 18).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)

   

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Venomous (Ref. 2376)

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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models

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