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Obelia geniculata   (Linnaeus, 1758)

knotted thread hydroid

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Classification Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Hydrozoa | Leptothecata | Campanulariidae

Main reference References | Biblio | Coordinator | Collaborators

Migotto, A.E., A.C. Marques, A.C. Morandini and F.L. da Silveira. 2002. (Ref. 813)

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Environment

Epiphytic; depth range 3 - 32 m (Ref. 87801)

Climate / Range

Polar

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Indo-Pacific, Atlantic Ocean, Antarctic, and the Arctic. Mostly polar, but also in subtropical, temperate and boreal climates.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

This is an epiphytic species found on green and brown algae, often on Macrocystis pyrifera (Ref. 87801). Colonial (Ref. 19). Reproduction occurs only in hydroid stage (Ref. 1663, p. 23).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)

   

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses


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