Aequorea macrodactyla   (Brandt,  1835) (Hydrozoan)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Cnidaria
Class: Hydrozoa
Order:Leptothecata
Family:Aequoreidae

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Description
Max. size: 7.5 cm WD (male/unsexed).


Synonym (s)
Aequorea macrodactyla (Brandt, 1835)
(Senior synonym)
Mesonema macrodactyla Brandt, 1835
(Senior synonym)

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Pelagic

Biogeography


• Tamil Nadu, Chennai Coast INDIA
• Kerala, Off Kochi, Fairway Buoy (Lat: 9.95) (Long: 76.16) INDIA (Record: 08/1968)

Literature Source(s)
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Dr. Ramesh, R; Dr. Nammalwar, P and Dr. Gowri, VS (2008) Database on coastal information of Tamil Nadu Report Submitted to Environmental Information System (ENVIS) Centre, Department of Environment, Government of Tamil Nadu Institute for Ocean Management, Anna University, Chennai, Tamil Nadu. Available at - http://tnenvis.nic.in/PDF/coastal%20data.pdf
  • Vannucci, M; Santhakumari, V and dos Santos, EP (1970) The ecology of hydromedusae from the Cochin area Marine Biology Springer Berlin 7(1) 49-58 Available at - http://www.springerlink.com/content/p0216458384h1867/fulltext.pdf
  • Sealifebase Available at - http://www.sealifebase.org/
  • New Scientist Available at - http://www.newscientist.com/

Page last updated on:2010-12-06

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