Versuriga anadyomene   (Maas,  1903) (Jellyfish)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Cnidaria
Class: Scyphozoa
Order:Rhizostomeae
Family:Mastigiidae

Description
Size: Max length 60.0 cm WD (male)

Color: Dull brownish-red exumbrellar grooves, the rest a pale creamy pink to milky white; purplish-brown mouth frills; dull brownish-yellow muscles and gonads.

Firm, hemispherical bell with surface grooved irregularly. Mouth-arms flattened laterally, with numerous flat, membranous branches bearing many clubs and filaments.


Synonym (s)
Crossostoma anadyomene Maas, 1903
Versura anadyomene Rao, 1931
Versuriga anadyomene Kramp, 1961

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Pelagic

Biogeography


• Bay of Bengal (Lat: 15) (Long: 90) INDIA
• West Bengal, Off Sandheads INDIA (Record: 02/1892)

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
  • 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
  • Haldar, BP and Choudhury, A (1995) Medusae: Cnidaria Estuarine ecosystem series, Part 2: Hugli Matla Estuary ZSI, Calcutta 9-30 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Sealifebase Available at - http://www.sealifebase.org/

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