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Helmet Jelly

Periphylla periphylla (Péron & Lesueur 1810)

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Periphylla periphylla (Helmet Jelly ) is a species of cnidarians in the family Periphyllid. They are native to Ethiopia, Pacific Ocean, Mediterranean Sea, Indian Ocean, The Neotropics, Australia, Atlantic Ocean, The Nearctic, Antarctica, Asia, and the Palearctic. They are solitary carnivores. Individuals can grow to 145 mm. They have sexual reproduction. They rely on swimming to move around.

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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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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Helmet jelly . View this species on GBIF