Hydrozoa | Anthoathecata
Environment / Climate / Range
Benthic; brackish; depth range 0 - 45 m (Ref. 86643). Subtropical
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Multiple branches in a single plane with small pores from which the tiny polyps protrude. Tan or mustard with white tips and edges (Ref. 415).
Maximum depth from Ref. 83917. In reefs and seagrass beds and occasionally on mangrove roots. Very common in shallow protected areas in Bocas del Torro where there can be solid beds of this species (Ref. 415). Colonial (Ref. 19). Known from tidal inlets, sheltered areas of bays, including mangrove shores, exposed areas of bays, including any ledges at their entrance, sounds, shallow reefs and shallow coastal benthic habitats (< 25 m) (Ref. 86643). Reproduction occurs only in hydroid stage (Ref. 1663, p. 14).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Reproduction occurs only in hydroid stage (Ref. 1663, p. 14).
Collin, R., M.C. DÃaz, J. Norenburg, R.M. Rocha, J.A. SÃ¡nchez, M. Schulze, A. Schwartz and A. ValdÃ©s. 2005. (Ref. 415)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
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