scyphozoa


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Related to scyphozoa: Anthozoa, Staurozoa

scyphozoa

true jellyfish.
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Prowfish diet is almost entirely composed of gelatinous zooplankton, plimarily scyphozoa and salps.
Since Metchnikoff's (1893) classic demonstration of a foreign-body response in Scyphozoa (translucent jellyfish), we have made little additional progress in identifying the primary immune cells in cnidaria in general--hydrozoa, anthozoa, schyphozoa, and cubozoa.
TABLE 2 Number species per taxonomic group Number of species Cyanobacteria 5 Bacillariophyta 3 Dinoflagellata 14 Chlorophyta 10 Rhodophyta 28 Ochrophyta 6 Magnoliophyta 5 Protozoa: Foraminifera 33 Cnidaria 100 Anthozoa 23 Scyphozoa 2 Hydrozoa 75 Ctenophora 1 Plathyhelminthes 9 Acanthocephala 2 Nematoda 1 Annelida 4 Sipunculida 2 Mollusca 93 Bivalvia 55 Gastropoda 38 Crustacea 147 Malacostraca 101 Decapoda 94 Maxillopoda 44 Other Crustacea 2 Pycnogonida 1 Bryozoa 9 Echinodermata 11 Chaetognatha 1 Chordata 92 Fishes 82 TOTAL 577 Fig.
Belonging to the macro and mega-zooplankton, medusoid forms such as Hydrozoa, Scyphozoa and Cubozoa are only eventually registered in common zooplankton samples due to the size of individuals and their low density.
Medusae (Hydrozoa, Scyphozoa, Cubozoa) of the Benguela Current (southeastern Atlantic).
Ultrastructure of the ovary and oogenesis in the jellyfish Linuche unguiculata and Stomolophus meleagris, with a review of ovarian structure in the Scyphozoa.