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    • Ctenophora
  • English
    • Comb Jellies
    • Comb Jellyfishes
    • Ctenophores
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    • Medusas de peine

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

What

Comb Jellies Phylum Ctenophora

Observer

knightericm

Date

May 28, 2014 05:33 PM CDT

Description

Sea walnut? There were a lot of them, each a little bigger than a golf ball

Photos / Sounds

What

sea walnut Pleurobrachia pileus

Observer

hartvillestuff

Date

June 29, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

tdwyer00

Date

May 4, 2014 08:00 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

tgosliner

Date

May 4, 2011 08:09 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

rebeccafay

Date

March 29, 2014 09:34 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Date

March 28, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Observer

leslie_flint

Date

March 25, 2014 09:37 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

tgosliner

Date

April 28, 2011

Description

found on the starfish Echinaster luzonicus

Photos / Sounds

What

Sea Gooseberries Genus Pleurobrachia

Observer

gbentall

Date

January 18, 2014 05:28 PM PST

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

kjhurme

Date

January 8, 2014 03:21 PM EST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Genus Beroe Genus Beroe

Observer

kjhurme

Date

January 8, 2014 01:24 PM EST

Photos / Sounds

What

Genus Beroe Genus Beroe

Observer

afreyermuth

Date

the past
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Description from Wikipedia

Ctenophora (/tɨˈnɒfərə/; singular ctenophore, /ˈtɛnəfɔr/ or /ˈtiːnəfɔr/; from the Greek κτείς kteis 'comb' and φέρω pherō 'carry'; commonly known as comb jellies) is a phylum of animals that live in marine waters worldwide. Their most distinctive feature is the "combs", groups of cilia they use for swimming, and they are the largest animals that swim by means of cilia – adults of various species range from a few millimeters to 1.5 m (4 ft 11 in) in size. Like cnidarians,...

No range data available.