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    • 유즐동물문
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    • Ctenóforos
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    • Ctenophora
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    • Comb Jellies
    • Comb Jellyfishes
    • Ctenophores
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Recent observations

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What

Pacific Sea Gooseberry Pleurobrachia bachei

Observer

kaseyarredondo

Date

October 12, 2016 09:51 AM CDT

Description

Sea Gooseberry found in Packery Channel, Padre Island, Tx. Many of the same kind of jellies were found in the same area

Photos / Sounds

What

Comb Jellies Phylum Ctenophora

Observer

fiftygrit

Date

May 7, 2016

Place

manly nsw (Google, OSM)

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What

Comb Jellies Phylum Ctenophora

Observer

fiftygrit

Date

April 10, 2016

Place

manly nsw (Google, OSM)

Description

is this a Ocyropsis maculate

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What

Comb Jellies Phylum Ctenophora

Observer

mbowser

Date

December 5, 2016 12:57 PM AKST

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

benoitnabholz

Date

October 13, 2012 03:23 PM CEST

Description

Mnemiopsis gardeni = M. leidyi

Cathedrale de Villeneuve-les-maguelones (34)

Thanks to Paul Simion for the id

Photos / Sounds

What

Comb Jellies Phylum Ctenophora

Observer

tiwane

Date

November 29, 2016 02:04 PM PST

Description

Soooo cool.

All four of our field trip groups found at least one with their nets during high tide.

Video: https://goo.gl/photos/CreXi3ivdkxWQEna9

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What

Common Comb Jelly Mnemiopsis leidyi

Observer

neecee121387

Date

November 19, 2016 11:47 AM PST

Description

Floating

Photos / Sounds

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What

Comb Jellies Phylum Ctenophora

Observer

mbermudez

Date

November 19, 2016 12:27 PM PST

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What

Comb Jellies Phylum Ctenophora

Observer

timbriggs

Date

October 9, 2016 03:47 PM PDT

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Observer

dougperrine

Date

October 11, 2016 07:34 PM HST

Description

lobate ctenophore or comb jelly, 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 )

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Observer

dougperrine

Date

October 11, 2016 07:25 PM HST

Description

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

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What

Comb Jellies Phylum Ctenophora

Observer

kberry810

Date

October 9, 2016 03:51 PM PDT
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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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