Hydrozoa | Leptothecata
Environment / Climate / Range
Pelagic; depth range 15 - 200 m (Ref. 108373). Subtropical
Western Indian Ocean, Northeast Atlantic, Arctic Sea and the Mediterranean: Iran, Spain and Strait of Gibraltar.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 4.0 cm WD male/unsexed; (Ref. 2992)
Members of the order Leptothecata include L-form hydroids. Life cycle: The zygote develops into planula and later into polyp then into free-swimming medusa (Ref. 833).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Members of the order Leptothecata include L-form hydroids. Life cycle: The zygote develops into planula and later into polyp then into free-swimming medusa.
Medel, M.D. and P.J. LÃ³pez-GonzÃ¡lez. 1996. (Ref. 3327)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
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Estimates of some properties based on models
): 13.3 - 18.8, mean 15.2 (based on 32 cells).
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)