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  • Korean
    • 유즐동물문
  • Portuguese
    • Ctenóforos
  • Scientific Names
    • Ctenophora
  • English
    • Comb Jellies
    • Comb Jellyfishes
    • Ctenophores
  • Spanish
    • Medusas de peine
  • Japanese
    • 有櫛動物門

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

Observer

richardling

Date

April 14, 2013 10:46 AM AEST

Description

A comb jelly (Bolinopsis sp.) in blue water

Photos / Sounds

What

Comb Jellies Phylum Ctenophora

Observer

ashley70

Date

January 16, 2017 07:56 PM EST

Photos / Sounds

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What

Comb Jellies Phylum Ctenophora

Observer

shermchar

Date

September 15, 2016 06:11 PM ADT

Description

Hundreds of comb jellied scattered along the tide line at White Point Beach Resort

Photos / Sounds

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What

Comb Jellies Phylum Ctenophora

Observer

j-southworth

Date

January 11, 2017 03:08 PM PST

Description

embryo

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

neild

Date

April 8, 2014 05:35 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

jmaughn

Date

December 26, 2016 12:57 PM PST

Photos / Sounds

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What

Comb Jellies Phylum Ctenophora

Observer

neild

Date

July 4, 2016 10:07 AM EDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Sea Walnut Pleurobrachia pileus

Observer

neild

Date

July 4, 2016 10:07 AM EDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Common Comb Jelly Mnemiopsis leidyi

Observer

dbellucci

Date

December 18, 2016 01:51 PM CET

Description

Mnemiopsis leidyi

Photos / Sounds

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What

Comb Jellies Phylum Ctenophora

Observer

dougperrine

Date

December 11, 2016 08:37 PM HST

Description

lobate ctenophore or comb jelly, Bolinopsis vitrea, a translucent gelatinous organism with colors produced by the diffraction of light through cilia (fine hair-like structures) on the comb rows; photographed at night in surface waters of deep ocean off Kailua Kona, Hawaii, USA ( Central Pacific Ocean )

Photos / Sounds

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What

Comb Jellies Phylum Ctenophora

Observer

dougperrine

Date

December 11, 2016 08:19 PM HST

Description

lobate ctenophore or comb jelly, Bolinopsis vitrea, a translucent gelatinous organism with colors produced by the diffraction of light through cilia (fine hair-like structures) on the comb rows; photographed at night in surface waters of deep ocean off Kailua Kona, Hawaii, USA ( Central Pacific Ocean )

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Pacific Sea Gooseberry Pleurobrachia bachei

Observer

jmaughn

Date

December 17, 2016 05:51 PM PST
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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...

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