Hydrozoa | Leptothecata
Häussermann, V. and G. Försterra. 2009. (Ref. 87801)
Size / Weight / Age
Benthic; depth range 20 - 33 m (Ref. 87801)
Climate / Range
Southeast Pacific: Probably endemic to Chile.
This species is found on dead gorgonians and smaller colonies are epizoic to other hydroids, Lafoea dumosa at depths of 20 33 m (Ref. 87801). Members of the order Leptothecata include L-form hydroids. Life cycle: The zygote develops into planula and later into polyp then into free-swimming medusa (Ref. 833).
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)
CITES status (Ref. 94142)
Threat to humans
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