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    • 유즐동물문
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    • Ctenóforos
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    • 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

What

Comb Jellies Phylum Ctenophora

Observer

carrieseltzer

Date

June 18, 2016 01:44 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Comb Jellies Phylum Ctenophora

Observer

carrieseltzer

Date

June 18, 2016 11:22 AM EDT

Description

Caught in bio hut and temporarily captive.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Common Comb Jelly Mnemiopsis leidyi

Observer

nationalaquarium

Date

June 18, 2016 10:13 AM EDT

Description

Found off wooden fishing pier at Masonville Cove

Photos / Sounds

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What

Comb Jellies Phylum Ctenophora

Date

June 10, 2016 10:42 AM EDT

Description

Found at the dock of the UF Whitney Laboratory

Photos / Sounds

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What

Comb Jellies Phylum Ctenophora

Observer

josiane

Date

June 6, 2016 04:37 PM BRT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Nuda

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)
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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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