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Lion's Mane Jellyfish

Cyanea capillata (Linnaeus 1758)

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Cyanea capillata (Lion's Mane Jellyfish) is a species of cnidarians in the family Cyaneidae. They are native to Atlantic Ocean and Pacific Ocean. They are carnivores. Individuals can grow to 49.57 cm. They have sexual reproduction.

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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 Lion's Mane Jellyfish. View this species on GBIF