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Halopteris diaphana   (Heller, 1868)


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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Hydrozoa | Leptothecata | Halopterididae

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Sessile; brackish; depth range 0 - 25 m (Ref. 86643).  Tropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Western Central Pacific and Western Atlantic: New Caledonia, Brazil, Belize and Bermuda. Tropical and subtropical.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Known from mangroves (Ref. 86642), tidal inlets, exposed areas of bays, including any ledges at their entrance, sounds, caves, shallow coastal benthic habitats (< 25 m) and surface or near surface water layers, including porpitids and the halopelagic Sargassum fauna (Ref.86643). Also found in Carrie Bow Cay, Belize, in patch reefs, Thalassia beds, low spur and groove zones, sand trough, outer ridge and fore-reef slopes on algae, Thalassia blades and substrates composed of dead corals and gorgonians at depths of 4 to 18 m. As with other hydroids, this species exhibits a pelagic medusiod stage (Ref. 87156). Period of reproductive maturity recorded for Carrie Bow Cay, Belize is from 12th May to 15th May, during which the sample collected had gonophores or medusa buds (Ref. 87156).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae

Period of reproductive maturity recorded for Carrie Bow Cay, Belize is from 12th May to 15th May, during which the sample collected had gonophores or medusa buds (Ref. 87156).

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Migotto, A.E., A.C. Marques, A.C. Morandini and F.L. da Silveira. 2002. (Ref. 813)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

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Price category (Ref. 80766)
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