scyphomedusa


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scyphomedusa

[¦sī·fō·mə′dü·sə]
(invertebrate zoology)
A medusa of the scyphozoans.
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One Linuche mystery solved: all 3 stages of the coronate scyphomedusa Linuche unguiculata cause seabather's eruption.
The inner sea of Chiloe is not an exception, where proliferations of the scyphomedusa Chrysaora plocamia and Phacellophora catschatica have affected salmon farming installations (Palma et al.
2006) reported that the scyphomedusa Nausithoe punctata captured relatively few of the crustacean prey it encountered (adult copepods = 2% and nauplii = 12%).
For example, abundant gelatinous organisms, such as the scyphomedusa (Chrysaors quinquecirra) and the lobate ctenophore (Mnemiopsis leidyi), can be important predators on early-stage anchovy and competitors with juveniles and adults (Purcell et al.
Functional characteristics of nemalocysts found on the scyphomedusa Cyanea capillata.
undulata, Modeeria rotunda and the scyphomedusa Chrysaora plocamia were recorded for the first time for this geographical area.
Electron microscopy on the photoreceptors of an anthomedusa and a scyphomedusa.
Transitions in morphology, nematocyst distribution, lluid motions, and prey capture during development of the scyphomedusa Cyanea capillata.