Pink-mouth Hydroid; solitary pink-mouth hydroid
Ectopleura marinais commonly referred to as Pink-mouth Hydroid; solitary pink-mouth hydroid. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not suitable for home aquaria!. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
lexID: 10307 AphiaID: 285957 Scientific: Ectopleura marina German: Röhrenpolyp English: Pink-mouth Hydroid; Solitary Pink-mouth Hydroid Category: Jellyfish Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Hydrozoa (Class) > Anthoathecata (Order) > Tubulariidae (Family) > Ectopleura (Genus) > marina (Species) Initial determination: (Torrey, ), 1902 Occurrence: Alaska, Canada , Eastern Pacific Ocean, Gulf of California, USA, West Coast USA Sea depth: 15 - 200 Meter Size: 0.79" - 1.97" (2cm - 5cm) Temperature: ~ 50 °F (10°C) Food: Amphipods, Carnivore, Copepods, Crustaceans, Daphnia salina, Edible crab, Fish (little fishes), Fish eggs, Invertebrates, Mysis, Plankton, Worms Difficulty: Not suitable for home aquaria! Offspring: Not available as offspring Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown CITES: Not evaluated Red List: Not evaluated (NE) Related species at Catalog of Life:
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Created: 2017-01-08 13:11:35
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Ectopleura marina (Torrey, 1902)
Ectopleura marina is cylindrical, with tentacles and a mouth for feeding. The polyp stems is usually 2 - 5 cm long, with 18 tentacles in two whorls around the mouth , and 22 - 26 tentacles away from the mouth. Feeding polyps are pink (common name pink-mouth hydroid).
Ectopleura marina feeds on copepods,other small crustaceans, larvae, chaetognaths, annelid worms,on eggs of various other invertebrates, plankton, and fish larvae.
Tubularia marina (Torrey, 1902)
Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Hydrozoa (Class) > Hydroidolina (Subclass) > Anthoathecata (Order) > Aplanulata (Suborder) > Tubulariidae (Family) > Ectopleura (Genus) > Ectopleura marina (Species)
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