Hydrozoa | Anthoathecata
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Pelagic; brackish; depth range 0 - 274 m (Ref. 116013). Tropical
Western Central Atlantic: Belize and Bermuda. Tropical and subtropical.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Epibiotic but also found in the oceanic surface (epipelagic), neustonic (Ref. 116013). Known from mangroves (Ref. 86642, 86643) sheltered areas of bays and surface or near surface water layers, including porpitids and the halopelagic Sargassum fauna (Ref. 86643).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Members of the order Anthoathecata are mostly colonial A-form hydroids. Life cycle: The zygote develops into planula inside the gonophore and is later released as an actinula which metamorphoses into polyp stage.
Bouillon, J. and F. Boreo. 2000. (Ref. 3134)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 126983)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
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Estimates of some properties based on models