Coronatae

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Coronatae

[‚kȯr·ə′näd·ē]
(invertebrate zoology)
An order of the class Scyphozoa which includes mainly abyssal species having the exumbrella divided into two parts by a coronal furrow.
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Experts at the Centre of Marine Sciences at the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries say that this form of jellyfish is called the crown jellyfish and is harmless to humans."- Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries Officials added that they feed on ocean particles, live for around six months, and that 95 per cent of its body consists of water.
From the relatively familiar (sea lions, sharks, turtles) to the more exotic (giant cuttlefish, frogfish, crown jellyfish), the pic captures its kaleidoscopic images with inimitable Imax clarity and a mindblowing immediacy, made all the more remarkable by the 3-D format.
Top, Crown jellyfish by Pete Atkinson; bottom, businessmen walk past the exhibition, picture by Iain Findlay; Dalmation pelican by Helmut Moik; Far left, Giant river otter with catfish by Theo Allofs; left, Mute swan by Rob Jordan; top, Lions hunting at sunrise by Urs Luth
Above, a crown jellyfish looks majestic; FREE-ZER CROWD: Pete Atkinson pictured a loggerhead turtle's release after being nursed back from fishing hook injuries in Spain and Jan-Peter Lahall snapped a Norwegian polar bear's trek