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Maeotias marginata   (Modeer, 1791)

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

Hydrozoa | Limnomedusae | Olindiidae

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Pelagic.  Subtropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Western Atlantic, Pacific and the Black Sea.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 5.6 cm WD male/unsexed; (Ref. 2376)

Short description Morphology

Often measures less than 40 mm and at most 56 mm in diameter; large manubrium with 4 very long frilly lips and no gastric peduncle; 4 radial canals, each with curtain-like gonads extending onto "arms" of the manubrium; several prominent centripetal canals extending upward in each quadrant of the ring canal; 600 tentacles; numerous statocysts around the bell margin, each with an indistinct ocellus; milky white umbrella and pink blush around the bell margin (Ref. 2376).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Medusae released in late spring and early summer and rest on the bottom to feed on small crustaceans (Ref. 2376). Species listed only in medusoid stage (Ref. 1663, p. 18). Medusae released in late spring and early summer; grow up as a cohort. Medusae usually rest at the bottom, some rise to the surface (Ref. 2376).

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

Species listed only in medusoid stage (Ref. 1663, p. 18). Medusae released in late spring and early summer; grow up as a cohort. Medusae usually rest at the bottom, some rise to the surface (Ref. 2376).

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Cairns, S.D., D.R. Calder, A. Brinckmann-Voss, C.B. Castro, D.G. Fautin, P.R. Pugh, C.E. Mills, W.C. Jaap, M.N. Arai, S.H.D. Haddock and D.M. Opresko. 2003. (Ref. 1663)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses


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BHL | BOLD Systems | CISTI | DiscoverLife | FAO(Publication : search) | GenBank (genome, nucleotide) | GloBI | GOBASE | Google Books | Google Scholar | Google | ispecies | PubMed | Scirus | Tree of Life | uBio | uBio RSS | Wikipedia (Go, Search) | Zoological Record

Estimates of some properties based on models

Vulnerability (Ref. 71543)
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown