Crambionella orsini   (Vanhoffen)  (Jellyfish)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Cnidaria
Class: Scyphozoa
Order:Rhizostomae
Family:Catostylidae

Description
Size: Max length 20.0 cm WD (male)

Color: Bell varies from chocolate-colored through yellowish-brown to milky yellow, with purple-brown blotches especially peripherally.

Bell slightly pointed, robust and smooth, edged with a skirt furrowed between the fused lappets. Mouth-artms tripartite with a short proximal portion, mouthlets situated on the central portion, and a prominent smooth, triangular, rounded terminal portion; no filaments.


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Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Pelagic, Estuarine, Coastal

Biogeography


• Tamil Nadu, Chennai Coast INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Records of the Zoological Survey of India Publication Division by the Director ZSI 101(Part 1-2) 240
  • Ramakrishna and Sarkar, J On the Scyphozoa from east coast of India including Andaman and Nicobar Islands
  • Ramkrishnan and Srakar, J (2003) On the scyphozoa from east coast of India, including Andaman and Nicobar Islands Records of The Zoolgical survey of India 101(1-2) 25-56 Available at - ZSI, Pune
  • 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/

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