Chrysaora quinquecirrha


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Noun1.Chrysaora quinquecirrha - a type of jellyfish
jellyfish - any of numerous usually marine and free-swimming coelenterates that constitute the sexually reproductive forms of hydrozoans and scyphozoans
Chrysaora, genus Chrysaora - a genus of Scyphozoa
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Effects of predation by the scyphomedusan Chrysaora quinquecirrha on zooplankton populations in Chesapeake Bay, USA.
g, Pelagia noctiluca (Mariottini & Pane, 2010); Chrysaora plocamia (Vera et al, 2005); Chrysaora quinquecirrha (Suput, 2009)].
Chrysaora quinquecirrha (Desor, 1848) adults were obtained from a permanent culture at the North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher.
Numerical increases and distributional shifts of Chrysaora quinquecirrha (Desor) and Aurelia aurita (Linne) (Cnidaria: Scyphozoa) in the northern Gulf of Mexico.
Recent studies in Chesapeake Bay have shown that in one day a population of the scyphomedusa Chrysaora quinquecirrha can reduce the copepod community by more than 90%.
carnivorous coelenterates such as anemones, or support the sessile stages of "jellyfish," such as Chrysaora quinquecirrha and Cyanea capillata.