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  • Scientific Names
    • Ctenophora
  • English
    • Comb Jellies
    • Comb Jellyfishes
    • Ctenophores
  • Spanish
    • Medusas de peine

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

paul_norwood

Date

May 5, 2015

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

kiloueka

Date

February 3, 2012 03:11 PM PST

Place

Avalon Bay (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

Observer

guidos

Date

May 3, 2015

Place

Gulen (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

jtor12

Date

March 30, 2015 03:59 PM PDT

Description

I saw many different jellies, not all the same looking though. This one was about 2in long

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Ctenophores Phylum Ctenophora

Observer

joyous12

Date

March 28, 2015

Description

Approx. 7 cm. Possibly Boroe's Comb Jelly.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Comb Jellyfishes Phylum Ctenophora

Observer

elfaulkner

Date

February 14, 2015

Photos / Sounds

What

Comb Jellies Phylum Ctenophora

Observer

muir

Date

January 10, 2015 02:01 PM EST

Description

Abundant in shallow water off dock.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Common Comb Jelly Mnemiopsis leidyi

Observer

nationalaquarium

Date

November 10, 2014 09:55 AM EST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Comb Jellies Phylum Ctenophora

Observer

nicoolejnik

Date

December 11, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Comb Jellyfishes Phylum Ctenophora

Observer

marisa_a

Date

August 11, 2014 07:40 AM PDT

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Observer

dremsen

Date

November 13, 2014 10:11 AM EST

Description

Still seeing Beroe in the Sound and Bay. Big ones.

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

harumkoh

Date

November 9, 2014 02:34 PM JST

Description

common in my area.
カブトクラゲ.
at Suma aquarium.

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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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