scyphomedusa


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scyphomedusa

[¦sī·fō·mə′dü·sə]
(invertebrate zoology)
A medusa of the scyphozoans.
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In summer periods, the medusae are very abundant, particularly in northern Chile (Iquique and Antofagasta), where the scyphomedusa Chrysaora plocamia have a high impact on fisheries and tourism activities (Mianzan et al., 2014) and show predatory behavior over Engraulis ringens eggs and copepods (Riascos, 2014).
One Linuche mystery solved: all 3 stages of the coronate scyphomedusa Linuche unguiculata cause seabather's eruption.
Specimens collected and observed in the area of the stings were identified as the scyphomedusa Chrysaora lactea Eschscholtz, 1829 (Scyphozoa, Discomedusae, Pelagiidae) (Fig.
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., 2007; Bravo et al., 2011).
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., 1994), but their potential role with respect to bay anchovy recruitment could not be defined in our study.
(2006) reported that the scyphomedusa Nausithoe punctata captured relatively few of the crustacean prey it encountered (adult copepods = 2% and nauplii = 12%).
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.