Lobonemoides sewelli   Rao,  1931 (Jellyfish)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Cnidaria
Class: Scyphozoa
Order:Rhizostomeae
Family:Lobonematidae

Description
Size: Max length 26.0 cm WD (male)

Central portion of exumbrella with some scattered papillae; tongue-shaped thickenings at base of velar lappets; 16 rhopalia; between adjacent rhopalia 2 to 6 velar lappets, elongately triangular, 1 to 1.5 cm long; mouth arms 9 to 15.5 cm, with window like openings, without filamentous appendages but with short, rod like appendages scattered amongst the mouths; 16 rhopalar canals reaching margin, 16 inter rhopalar only to ring canal.


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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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