Netrostoma typhlodendrium [Status Unaccepted]   Schultze  1898 (Jellyfish)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Scyphozoa

Size: Bell diameter 50-70 mm and mouth arms 25-40 mm

Central dome low, sometimes flattened and covered with number of warts. Rhopalar lappets conical and pointed in shape and narrower than the velar. Velar and rhopalar lappets 7 and 2 respectively in in each octant. Ring canal absent but rhopalar and interrhopalar canals connected centrifugally by the extension of anastomosis.

Synonym (s)
Netrostoma typhlodendrium Schultze 1898
Netrostoma typhlodendrium Kramp 1961

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Habitat:  Pelagic, Estuarine, Coastal


• West Bengal, Gangetic Delta INDIA (Record: 1931)
• West Bengal, Prentice Island INDIA (Record: 07/03/1989)
• West Bengal, Canning INDIA (Record: 1931)
• West Bengal, River Mooriganga INDIA (Record: 26/12/1987)
• Tamil Nadu, Chennai Coast INDIA (Record: 2008)
• West Bengal, South 24 Parganas INDIA
• West Bengal, Medinipur 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
  • Ramakrishna; Sarkar, J and Talukdar, S (2003) Marine invertebrates of Digha coast and some recomendations on their conservation Records of the Zoological Survey of India ZSI, Kolkata 101(3-4) 1 Available at - NCL, Pune
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at -
  • Haldar, BP and Choudhury, A (1995) Medusae: Cnidaria Estuarine ecosystem series, Part 2: Hugli Matla Estuary ZSI, Calcutta 9-30 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • 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 -
  • Mitra, S (2010) Cnidarian fauna in Wetlands of West Bengal Journal of Environment and Sociobiology Social Environmental and Biological Association, Kolkata, India 7(2) 133-139 Available at - NIO,Goa

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