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Atlantic Sea Nettle

Chrysaora quinquecirrha (Desor 1848)

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Chrysaora quinquecirrha (Atlantic Sea Nettle) is a species of cnidarians in the family Pelagiidae. They are native to Atlantic Ocean. They are solitary, diurnal carnivores. Individuals can grow to 450 µm. They have sexual reproduction. They have parental care (female provides care). They are sessile animals.

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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 Atlantic sea nettle. View this species on GBIF