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Orthopyxis mollis   (Stechow, 1919)

soft bell hydroid

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

Hydrozoa | Leptothecata | Campanulariidae

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Benthic; depth range 12 - 20 m (Ref. 87801).  Subtropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Pacific and the Mediterranean.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

It is usually epizoic on hydroids Symplectoscyphus sp. but also found on green algae. It is known from depths of 12 to 20 m (Ref. 87801). 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.

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Häussermann, V. and G. Försterra. 2009. (Ref. 87801)

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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Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown