Chrysaora


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Chrysaora

(kris'ă-ōr'a),
A genus of the invertebrate phylum Cnidaria that includes the sea nettle.

Chrys·a·or·a

(kris-ā-ōr'ă)
A genus of the invertebrate phylum Cnidaria that includes the sea nettle.
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Differential ingestion and digestion of bivalve larvae by the scyphozoan Chrysaora quinquecirrha and the ctenophore Mnemiopsis leidyi.
Dense aggregations of jellyfish (Scyphomedusae), primarily Chrysaora fuscescens, C.
Brodeur (1998) observed juveniles swimming near the bells of scyphomedusae Cyanea capillata and Chrysaora melanaster and retreating behind the tentacles or within the bells of these jellyfish when approached by a remotely operated vehicle, apparently as a means of protection from predators.
More precisely, it is a Pacific sea nettle, Chrysaora melanaster, floating in the undifferentiated murk of the Long Beach, California, aquarium, a place one goes to see such things.