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Rhizostoma luteum   (Quoy & Gaimard,1827)

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

Scyphozoa | Rhizostomeae | Rhizostomatidae

Environment / Climate / Range

Pelagic.  Tropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Eastern Atlantic and the Mediterranean: Portugal, Gibraltar, Angola, Mauritania and West Africa.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 30.0 cm WD male/unsexed; (Ref. 2992)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

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).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae

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.

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Kramp, P.L. 1961. (Ref. 2992)

Short description Morphology

Up to 60 m wide, usually highly arched, thick and rigid, exumbrella finely granulated; 8 to 12 small velar lappets per octant; total length of mouth-arms about equal to disk diameter, proximal portion about as long as distal 3-winged portion, terminal clubs about one-third of the total length of the arms, triangular in cross section; sub genital papillae represented by a thickened valve on the outer edge of each sub genital pit.

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)

   

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses


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Estimates of some properties based on models

Vulnerability (Ref. 71543)
Low vulnerability (20 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown