Mastigietta palmipes   (Haeckel,  1880) (Jellyfish)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Cnidaria
Class: Scyphozoa
Order:Rhizostomeae
Family:Mastigiidae

Description
Size: Max length 7.0 cm WD (male)

Exumbrella with numerous warts of nematocysts, but lappet region smooth; 5 to 8 velar lappets in each octant; mouth-arms thick, shorter than disk radius, without appendages; arms disk with filaments ; 12 to 14 canal roots in each octant; rhopalar canals with anastomoses throughout their length.


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Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Pelagic

Biogeography


• Tamil Nadu, Chennai Coast INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Dr. Ramesh, R; Dr. Nammalwar, P and Dr. Gowri, VS (2008) Database on coastal information of Tamil Nadu Report Submitted to Environmental Information System (ENVIS) Centre, Department of Environment, Government of Tamil Nadu Institute for Ocean Management, Anna University, Chennai, Tamil Nadu. Available at - http://tnenvis.nic.in/PDF/coastal%20data.pdf
  • Sealifebase Available at - http://www.sealifebase.org/

Page last updated on:2010-09-02

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