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Sarsia spp.

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Sarsia spp. 

Authors:

Size: bell is 6-20mm tall. 


References:

Wrobel, D., & Mills, C. (2003). Pacific Coast pelagic invertebrates: A guide to the common gelatinous animals. Monterey, CA: Sea Challlengers.

(n.d.). Retrieved from https://www.cabi.org/isc/datasheet/109138

Hanging Stomach Jellyfish

Hanging Stomach Jellyfish

Scientific name: Stomotoca atra

Size: 25mm wide bell

Distribution: The Bering Sea to Southern California.  Commonly seen in the summer in Puget Sound, British Columbia, and Alaska.

Author: Julia Traill

This hydromedusa is characterized by a long manubrium that hangs below the bell with regularly folded gonads attached to it that are a light gray to tan in colour.  It has 2 large tentacles on each side as well as 80 small marginal tentacles encircling the bell.

References:

Wrobel, D., & Mills, C. (2003). Pacific Coast pelagic invertebrates: A guide to the common gelatinous animals. Monterey, CA.


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Leuckartiara spp.

Leuckartiara spp.

Author: D. Young

Common Name: A member in the family Pandeidae within the order Anthomedusae of the subclass Hydromedusae.

Scientific NameLeuckartiara spp.

Total Length of Specimen in photo is 3cm (30mm).