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Stellamedusa ventana   Raskoff & Matsumoto, 2004

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Classification
Scyphozoa | Semaeostomeae | Ulmaridae
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Main reference
Raskoff, K.A. and G.I. Matsumoto. 2004. (Ref. 3639)
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Environment
Pelagic

Climate / Range
Tropical

Distribution
Eastern Central Pacific: USA.
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Short description
A semaeostome scyphomedusae with a hemispherical to round bell, up to 9.4 cm in diameter. Exumbrellar surface of the bell is heavily laden with small bumps which are composed of dense aggregations of nematocysts. 3 or 4 gonads and 3 or 4 oral arms with larger nematocyst laden bumps. All surfaces are a translucent blue-white color. Tentacles are completely lacking. Canal are simple, not netlike. Marginal ring projections often bifurcated on each side of a rhopalia.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Members of the class Scyphozoa are gonochoric. Life cycle: Egg is laid by the adult medusa which later develops into a free-living planula, then to a scyphistoma to a strobila, and lastly to a free-living young medusa (Ref. 833).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)

   

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans




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