Hydrozoa | Leptothecata
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Sessile; brackish; depth range 0 - 82 m (Ref. 87156). Subtropical
Atlantic and Pacific Oceans: USA, Canada and Bermuda.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Maximum depth from Ref. 116013. Colonial (Ref. 19). Known from tidal inlets and sheltered areas of bays, including mangrove shores (Ref. 86643). Also found in Carrie Bow Cay, Belize, in reef crest, sand trough, outer ridge and fore-reef slopes on substrates composed of dead corals and gorgonians at depths of 0 to 31 m. As with other hydroids, this species exhibits a pelagic medusiod stage (Ref. 87156). Reproduction occurs only in hydroid stage (Ref. 1663, p. 22).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Reproduction occurs only in hydroid stage (Ref. 1663, p. 22).
Cairns, S.D., D.R. Calder, A. Brinckmann-Voss, C.B. Castro, D.G. Fautin, P.R. Pugh, C.E. Mills, W.C. Jaap, M.N. Arai, S.H.D. Haddock and D.M. Opresko. 2003. (Ref. 1663)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 119314)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
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Estimates of some properties based on models
): 7.1 - 28.2, mean 22.3 (based on 2408 cells).