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Present in New Zealand (View details)

Classification
Within NatureWatch NZ

All Names

  • Korean
    • 유즐동물문
  • Portuguese
    • Ctenóforos
  • Scientific Names
    • Ctenophora
  • English
    • Comb Jellies
    • Comb Jellyfishes
    • Ctenophores
  • Spanish
    • Medusas de peine
  • Japanese
    • 有櫛動物門

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Recent observations

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What

Comb Jellies Phylum Ctenophora

Observer

j-southworth

Date

January 11, 2017 03:08 PM PST

Description

embryo

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Observer

neild

Date

April 8, 2014 05:35 PM EDT

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Observer

jmaughn

Date

December 26, 2016 12:57 PM PST

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What

Comb Jellies Phylum Ctenophora

Observer

neild

Date

July 4, 2016 10:07 AM EDT

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What

Sea Walnut Pleurobrachia pileus

Observer

neild

Date

July 4, 2016 10:07 AM EDT

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What

Common Comb Jelly Mnemiopsis leidyi

Observer

dbellucci

Date

December 18, 2016 01:51 PM CET

Description

Mnemiopsis leidyi

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What

Comb Jellies Phylum Ctenophora

Observer

dougperrine

Date

December 11, 2016 08:37 PM HST

Description

lobate ctenophore or comb jelly, Bolinopsis vitrea, a translucent gelatinous organism with colors produced by the diffraction of light through cilia (fine hair-like structures) on the comb rows; photographed at night in surface waters of deep ocean off Kailua Kona, Hawaii, USA ( Central Pacific Ocean )

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What

Comb Jellies Phylum Ctenophora

Observer

dougperrine

Date

December 11, 2016 08:19 PM HST

Description

lobate ctenophore or comb jelly, Bolinopsis vitrea, a translucent gelatinous organism with colors produced by the diffraction of light through cilia (fine hair-like structures) on the comb rows; photographed at night in surface waters of deep ocean off Kailua Kona, Hawaii, USA ( Central Pacific Ocean )

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What

Pacific Sea Gooseberry Pleurobrachia bachei

Observer

jmaughn

Date

December 17, 2016 05:51 PM PST

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Observer

jmaughn

Date

December 17, 2016 05:45 PM PST

Photos / Sounds

What

Comb Jellies Phylum Ctenophora

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

December 12, 2016 04:27 AM PST

Description

Cruddy Video: https://flic.kr/p/PBBT2d

Photos / Sounds

What

Comb Jellies Phylum Ctenophora

Observer

susanhewitt

Date

December 13, 2016 07:04 AM EST

Description

I think these are comb jellies? There were two or three of them, but I could not really pick it up, as it was so soft.

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Description from Wikipedia

Ctenophora (/tɨˈnɒfərə/; singular ctenophore, /ˈtɛnəfɔr/ or /ˈtiːnəfɔr/; from the Greek κτείς kteis 'comb' and φέρω pherō 'carry'; commonly known as comb jellies) is a phylum of animals that live in marine waters worldwide. Their most distinctive feature is the "combs", groups of cilia they use for swimming, and they are the largest animals that swim by means of cilia – adults of various species range from a few millimeters to 1.5 m (4 ft 11 in) in size. Like...

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