Nausithoe atlantica   Broch, 1914

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

Scyphozoa | Coronatae | Nausithoidae

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Pelagic; depth range 0 - 800 m (Ref. 2376).  Subtropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Atlantic and Pacific.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 2.8 cm WD male/unsexed; (Ref. 2992)

Short description Morphology

2.8 cm wide. Exumbrella smooth; gonads almost coalescent in the interradii, separated by narrow spaces in the perradii; tentacular pedalia longer but less prominent than the rhopalar; colour dark yellowish brown or almost black.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Minimum depth from Ref. 116114. Pelagic in deep water (Ref. 19). 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).

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

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.

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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Estimates of some properties based on models

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