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Functional adaptationJelly substance provides structural support: jellyfish
The composite mesoglea of jellyfish and sea anemones provides structural support using collagen fibers in a complex gel matrix.
"Then there's the jelly of jellyfish and sea anemones (mesoglea), made up of sparse collagen fibers in a complex gel matrix." (Vogel 2003:305)
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