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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The toxin isolated from nematocysts of Chrysaora is known to depolarise nerve and muscle membranes and to increase the frequency of miniature end-plate potentials.
Genelde kiyisal bolgelerde yayilim gosteren Chrysaora hysoscella, tum dunya denizlerinde bulunur.
Numerical increases and distributional shifts of Chrysaora quinquecirrha (Desor) and Aurelia aurita (Linne) (Cnidaria: Scyphozoa) in the northern Gulf of Mexico.
Off the coast of Alaska, another group of researchers looked at populations of the jellyfish Chrysaora melanaster in the Bering Sea.
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.
On the other hand, Breitberg has found that the Bay's gelatinous species--its comb jellies (Mnemiopsis leidyi) and stinging sea nettles (Chrysaora quinquecirrha)--are quite tolerant of hypoxia.
Faunal Associates of an Undescribed Species of Chrysaora (Cnidaria, Scyphozoa) in the Southern California Bight, with Notes on Unusual Occurences of Other warm Water Species in the Area.
Recent studies in Chesapeake Bay have shown that in one day a population of the scyphomedusa Chrysaora quinquecirrha can reduce the copepod community by more than 90%.
Known only by its species name, Chrysaora achlyos (kris-AH-oh-rah ACK-lee-us), the creature sported 9-meter (30-foot)-long tentacles riddled with stinging cells called cnidocytes (NYE-doh-sites).
We tested predation on fish larvae by two predators, juvenile striped bass (Morone saxatilis), a percicthyid fish, and the sea nettle (Chrysaora quinquecirrha), a scyphomedusan jellyfish.