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Compass Jellyfish

Chrysaora hysoscella (Linnaeus 1767)

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Chrysaora hysoscella (Compass Jellyfish) is a species of cnidarians in the family Pelagiid. They are native to Atlantic Ocean, the Palearctic, and Ethiopia. They are solitary carnivores. Individuals can grow to 440 µm. They have sexual reproduction. They have parental care (female provides care). 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 Compass jellyfish. View this species on GBIF