Scyphozoa | Rhizostomeae
Kramp, P.L. 1961. (Ref. 2992)
Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 30.0 cm WD male/unsexed; (Ref. 2992)
Climate / Range
Eastern Atlantic and the Mediterranean: Portugal, Gibraltar, Angola, Mauritania and West Africa.
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.
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).
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 (20 of 100)