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    • Ctenóforos
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    • Ctenophora
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    • Comb Jellies
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Recent observations

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What

Comb Jellies Phylum Ctenophora

Observer

natacha2

Date

August 23, 2016 05:11 PM PDT

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Comb Jellies Phylum Ctenophora

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seraphymn

Date

August 17, 2016 05:21 PM PDT

Description

Found on the beach in Lincoln City

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Observer

mikegrutherford

Date

February 27, 2016 01:40 PM BOT

Description

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

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Comb Jellies Phylum Ctenophora

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onc

Date

August 13, 2016 05:13 PM PDT

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tony28

Date

September 23, 2013 01:50 PM EDT

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What

Comb Jellies Phylum Ctenophora

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grubio

Date

September 25, 2015 12:47 PM HST

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Comb Jellies Phylum Ctenophora

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apple123

Date

July 16, 2016 04:41 PM EDT

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Comb Jellies Phylum Ctenophora

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javigonz

Date

August 1, 2016 07:38 PM CDT

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Comb Jellies Phylum Ctenophora

Date

August 3, 2016 11:17 AM EDT

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What

Sea Walnut Pleurobrachia pileus

Observer

dremsen

Date

July 21, 2016 09:34 AM EDT

Description

Many specimens in plankton tows lately. Often found earlier in spring

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Comb Jellies Phylum Ctenophora

Observer

mrfish33

Date

July 8, 2016 07:00 AM PDT

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Comb Jellies Phylum Ctenophora

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ronda

Date

July 16, 2016 08:24 PM CDT
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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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