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Spotted Jelly

Mastigias papua (Lesson 1830)

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Mastigias papua (Spotted Jelly) is a species of cnidarians in the family Mastigiid. They are native to Pacific Ocean, Indian Ocean, and Asia. They are carnivores. Individuals can grow to 3.91 mm. They have sexual reproduction. They have parental care (female provides care). They rely on swimming to move around.

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  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GO_0019953
  • Definition: Capable of creating a new organism by combining the genetic material of two gametes, which may come from two parent organisms or from a single organism, in the case of self-fertilizing hermaphrodites.
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Spotted jelly. View this species on GBIF