Beroë


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Beroë

 

a genus of ctenophores without tentacles. Body length, 10–20 cm. There are several species, distributed throughout the world ocean. One species is encountered in the USSR, in northern seas and the seas of the Far East. The Beroë feed only on ctenophores of other genera.

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