Chrysaora quinquecirrha


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Chrysaora quinquecirrha

the sea nettle, a jellyfish that can inflict moderate to severe stings.
See also: jellyfish.
Synonym(s): sea nettle

Chrys·a·o·ra quin·que·cirr·ha

(kris-ā-ōr'ă kwin-kwĕ-sir'ă)
The sea nettle, a jellyfish that can inflict moderate to severe stings.
See also: jellyfish
Synonym(s): sea nettle.
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Activation of the dormant podocyst of Chrysaora quinquecirrha (Scyphozoa) by removal of the cyst covering, J.
Structural and chemical aspects of the podocyst cuticle of the scyphozoan medusa, Chrysaora quinquecirrha. Biol.
Feeding rates of the sea nettle, Chrysaora quinquecirrha, under laboratory conditions.
Changes in the lower Chesapeake Bay food chain in presence of the sea nettle Chrysaora quinquecirrha (Scyphomedusa).
Strobilation of Chrysaora quinquecirrha polyps in the laboratory.
In Chesapeake Bay, medusae of the scyphozoan Chrysaora quinquecirrha are unusual in tolerating salinities as low as 5 [per thousands]; the scyphistomae (polyps) are not found where salinities are less than 7 [per thousands] and thrive at 10 [per thousands] to 25 [per thousands] (Cargo and Schultz, 1966, 1967).
Although Mangum et aL (1972) observed similarly high [Q.sub.10] values of oxygen consumption rates and bell pulsation rates for nonacclimated polyps of Aurelia aurita and Chrysaora quinquecirrha, they observed lower values of [Q.sub.10] in medusae of Cyanea capillata acclimated for 3 days at each temperature.