Hydrozoa | Anthoathecata
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 : 4.5 cm H male/unsexed; (Ref. 2376)
Climate / Range
Arctic, Northwest Atlantic and Eastern Pacific: Alaska, Canada and USA. Mostly polar, but also in tropical and boreal.
Bell height measures 45 mm, with low and conical gelatinous apical projection; broad manubrium with fine frills at the lips' margin; horseshoe-shaped gonads with horizontal to oblique folds on the sides and centrally located small pits; 4 broad radial canals with jagged edges; 100 or more densely crowded tentacles with laterally-compressed bulbs; transparent bell with gonads and manubrium vary from orange, pink and red colorations (Ref. 2376).
Species listed only in medusoid stage (Ref. 1663, p. 16). Hydroid not known (Ref. 2376).
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)