Scyphozoa | Stauromedusae
Kramp, P.L. 1961. (Ref. 2992)
Size / Weight / Age
Climate / Range
Northeast Atlantic: Faroe and Shetland Islands.
Calyx up to 6 cm wide, slightly higher than wide; peduncle short, 0.5 to 1 cm high; peduncles conical, wide, hardly one-third as long as calyx; perradial notches between arms only a little wider than the interradial; arms short, each with 80 to 90 tentacles; gonads very broad and short, not extending to base of 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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