Cassiopea frondosa   (Pallas,  1774) (Jellyfish)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Cnidaria
Class: Scyphozoa
Order:Rhizostomeae
Family:Cassiopeidae

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Description
Size: Max length 26.0 cm WD (male)


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Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Bentho Pelagic
Predator:  Gastropods (Dondice parguerensis)

Biogeography


• Tamil Nadu, Chennai Coast INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • (2001) Invertebrate zoology collections Available at - http://goode.si.edu/mcs/iz/Query.php
  • 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/
  • Deep sea images: Natural history image library Available at - http://www.deepseaimages.com/dsilibrary/index.php

Page last updated on:2010-09-02

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