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Invertebrates of the Class Cubozoa, which include Chironex fleckeri, Carukia barnesi—irukandji jellyfish—and Chiropsolmus quadrigatus, many, but not all of which are lethal
Management Vinegar is the only effective way to disable the box jellyfish’s nematocyts and stop further discharge into the bloodstream

box jellyfish

Any of several species of jellyfish of the class Cubozoa, known for their extremely lethal venom.
See: Cubozoa; sea wasp

box jellyfish

members of the order Cubomedusae in the class Schyphozoa. They carry potent venom sufficient to kill an adult human. There are no records of animal mortality. Called also sea wasp.