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True Jellyfish

Scyphozoa

Centre for Biodiversity Genomics. Kathryn Hotke. Year: 2013.   No known copyright restrictions

Scyphozoa (True Jellyfish) is a group of cnidarians. There are 196 species of true jellyfish, in 62 genera and 21 families. This group has been around since the Ediacaran Period. True Jellyfish have asexual reproduction and sexual reproduction. Reproduction is dioecious.

  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GO_0019954
  • Definition: Capable of the biological process in which new individuals are produced by either a single cell or a group of cells, in the absence of any sexual process.
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  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GO_0019953
  • Definition: Capable of creating a new organism by combining the genetic material of two gametes, which may come from two parent organisms or from a single organism, in the case of self-fertilizing hermaphrodites.
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EOL has data for 22 attributes, including:

Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of true jellyfish. View this species on GBIF

true jellyfish Habitats

The environments in which many true jellyfish species are known to live. Select an environment to see its true jellyfish species checklist.

Centre for Biodiversity Genomics. Kathryn Hotke. Year: 2013.   No known copyright restrictions

True Jellyfish Habitats

The environments in which many true jellyfish species are known to live. Select an environment to see its true jellyfish species checklist.