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    • Ctenóforos
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    • Ctenophora
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    • Comb Jellies
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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

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What

Comb Jellies Phylum Ctenophora

Observer

juancruzado

Date

May 6, 2016 08:00 AM COT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Comb Jellies Phylum Ctenophora

Observer

matthew46

Date

April 25, 2016 01:27 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Common Comb Jelly Mnemiopsis leidyi

Observer

ganderson

Date

May 12, 2016 03:24 PM EDT

Description

Found floating near the surface of lagoon pond and scooped up with a net.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Pacific Sea Gooseberry Pleurobrachia bachei

Observer

hawnzd

Date

May 13, 2016

Place

Owen Beach (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

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What

Sea Gooseberries Genus Pleurobrachia

Observer

fmgee

Date

May 11, 2016

Place

Tofino (Google, OSM)

Description

from benthic grab

probably caught on the way back up

4-1-4-1

Photos / Sounds

What

Comb Jellies Phylum Ctenophora

Observer

fmgee

Date

April 12, 2016

Place

Tofino (Google, OSM)

Description

1-1-2
Found in benthic grab

Resembles Pleurobrachia bachei

Photos / Sounds

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What

Common Comb Jelly Mnemiopsis leidyi

Observer

jujurenoult

Date

April 23, 2016

Place

carnon (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

What

Comb Jellies Phylum Ctenophora

Observer

fadiyaghmour

Date

January 9, 2016 09:37 PM GST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

divemaster

Date

October 13, 2013

Description

Lobed sea gooseberry

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Comb Jellies Phylum Ctenophora

Observer

macquafredda13

Date

April 17, 2016 09:28 AM EDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

milisenj

Date

April 13, 2016

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

milisenj

Date

April 13, 2016
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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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