Pegantha clara   Bigelow,  1909 (Hydrozoan)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Cnidaria
Class: Hydrozoa
Order:Narcomedusae
Family:Solmarisidae

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Diameter about 5 cm, note the absence of gastric pouches. Some otoporpae are very long and extend high up the exumbrella.

Description
Size: 5 cm WD.


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Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Pelagic

Biogeography


• Lakshadweep Islands (Lat: 7) (Long: 69) INDIA (Record: 1985-1987) (Depth: 150 mts)
• Lakshadweep Islands (Lat: 18) (Long: 76) INDIA (Record: 1985-1987) (Depth: 150 mts)
• Exclusive Economic Zone INDIA (Record: 1986-1990) (Depth: 150 mts)

Literature Source(s)
  • Santhakumari, V (1996) Medusae from the sea around Laccadive group of islands (7 degrees-18 degrees N/69 degrees-76 degrees E) Proceedings of the Second Workshop on Scientific Results of FORV Sagar Sampada Department of Ocean Development, New Delhi, India 249-255 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • The Hydrozoa directory Natural History Museum of Geneva Available at - http://www.ville-ge.ch/mhng/hydrozoa/hydrozoa-directory.htm
  • Santhakumari, V (1997) Species composition, distribution and abundance of hydromedusae in the Exclusive Economic Zone of the east coast of India Publications of the Seto Marine Biological Laboratory Sirahama 38(1-2) 53-61 Available at - NIO, Goa

Page last updated on:2012-02-03

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