Scyphozoa | Stauromedusae
Kramp, P.L. 1961. (Ref. 2992)
Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 2.7 cm WD male/unsexed; (Ref. 2992)
Climate / Range
Antarctic Indian Ocean: Kerguelen Island.
Calyx conical, up to 2.7 cm wide; peduncle about twice as long as height of calyx, arms fairly short, equidistant, each with no more than 50 tentacles; marginal anchors small, oval each with a tentacular knob; gonads wide, lancet shaped, widely separated, extending to arms.
Members of the class Scyphozoa are gonochoric. Life cycle: Egg is laid by the adult medusa which later develops into a free-living planula, then to a scyphistoma to a strobila, and lastly to a free-living young medusa (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)