Tag: Medusa Jellyfish (Medusozoa)

The phylum Cnidaria is a broad group which includes the Jellyfish, Corals, Anemones, etc.

This gallery contains the "typical" Jellyfish from the subphylum Medusozoa. In other words, these take the typical form of having a gelatinous body and stinging tentacles surrounding a radially symmetrical mouth.

Various species of Medusozoa can be found in local waters, although their numbers and type tend to vary seasonally.

The phylum Cnidaria is a broad group which includes the Jellyfish, Corals, Anemones, etc.

This gallery contains the "typical" Jellyfish from the subphylum Medusozoa. In other words, these take the typical form of having a gelatinous body and stinging tentacles surrounding a radially symmetrical mouth.

Various species of Medusozoa can be found in local waters, although their numbers and type tend to vary seasonally.

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Box Jellyfish (Cnidaria)

The species shown in this photograph belongs within the Carybdeidae family which is distinguished by the presence of four retractable tentacles, with one attached to a muscular base at each corner of the body.