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Japanese Edible Jellyfish

Rhopilema esculentum Kishinouye 1891

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Rhopilema esculentum (Japanese Edible Jellyfish) is a species of cnidarians in the family Rhizostomatid. They are carnivores. Individuals can grow to 4 mm. They have sexual reproduction.

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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 13 attributes, including:

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