Scyphozoa | Stauromedusae
Kramp, P.L. 1961. (Ref. 2992)
Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 8.5 cm WD male/unsexed; (Ref. 2992)
Climate / Range
Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions
Northeast Atlantic: Barents Sea.
Calyx up to 8.5 cm wide and 9 cm high; peduncle about half as long as height of calyx; perradial notches between arms about twice as wide and deep as the interradial; each arm with 150 to 200 tentacles; gonads very broad, with numerous (about 300) separate, sac-like pouches; body transparent with pink gonads and violet tentacles.
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)