Aequorea conica

Scientific Name:-
Aequorea conica

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Not evaluated.


Gonads no more than half as long as radial canals. Umbrella 9 mm wide, 10-12 mm high, conical, with very thick mesoglea; manubrium half as wide as umbrella diameter, often broad and flat; mouth with long and slender lips with inward furrow which continues along inside of manubrium to radial canals; about 16 radial canals, twice as many tentacles (20-30), and as many small bulbs, both without excretory papillae or pores; about twice as many statocysts as tentacles; gonads laterally compressed, in proximal half of radial canals.


Not recorded





Aequoreaconica Browne, 1905


NAIR, K. K. 1951. Medusae of the Trivandrum Coast. Part I. Systematics. Bulletin of the Research Institute of the University of Travancore 20: 47-75, pl. 1.

Santhakumari, V and Nair, VR (1999) Distribution of hydromedusae from the exclusive economic zone of the west and east coasts of India Indian Journal of Marine Sciences CSIR, New Delhi 28 150-157 Available at - NIO, RC Kochi
Vannucci, M; Santhakumari, V and dos Santos, EP (1970) The ecology ofhydromedusae from the Cochin areaMarine Biology Springer Berlin 7(1) 49-58 Available at - http://www.springerlink.com/content/p0216458384h1867/fulltext.pdf.
Schuchert, P. (2014). Aequorea conica Browne, 1905. In: Schuchert, P. (2014) World Hydrozoa database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=117269 on 2015-03-11

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