Scyphozoa | Coronatae
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)
Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 2.8 cm WD male/unsexed; (Ref. 2992)
Pelagic; depth range 800 - ? m (Ref. 2376)
Climate / Range
Atlantic and Pacific.
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.
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).
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)