Scientia Marina, Vol 64, No S1 (2000)

Redescription of Tripoma arboretum Hirohito, 1995 (Hydrozoa: Campanulinidae) from the Tasman Sea with notes on quasi-parasitism of the species

Jeanette E. Watson
Honorary Associate, Invertebrate Zoology, Museum of Victoria, Australia

W. Vervoort
National Museum of Natural History, Netherlands


Tripoma arboreum Hirohito, 1995 has been found in deep water in the Tasman Sea south of Australia, the Norfolk Ridge north of New Zealand and Sagami Bay, Japan. The species exhibits unusual quasi-parasitic behaviour towards its host species.


Tripoma Tetrapoma; Campanulinidae; taxonomy; Tasman Sea; Australia

Full Text:


Copyright (c) 2000 Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC)

Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

Contact us

Technical support