Scyphozoa | Rhizostomeae
Kramp, P.L. 1961. (Ref. 2992)
Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 7.0 cm WD male/unsexed; (Ref. 2992)
Climate / Range
Indo-West Pacific: Australia, Mauritius and India.
Up to 7 cm wide; exumbrella with numerous warts of nematocysts, but lappet region smooth; 5 to 8 velar lappets in each octant; mouth-arms thick, shorter than disk radius, without appendages; arms disk with filaments ; 12 to 14 canal roots in each octant; rhopalar canals with anastomoses throughout their length.
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)