Zygocanna purpurea (Péron & Lesueur, 1810)
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Family:  Aequoreidae ()
Max. size:  10 cm WD (male/unsexed)
Environment:  pelagic; marine
Distribution:  Eastern Indian Ocean: Australia.
Biology:  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).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (120744)
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Entered by: Dar, Christine - 11.12.05
Modified by: Dar, Christine - 11.11.08

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