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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Dissociation and reaggregation of cells of Chrysaora quinquecirrha (Cnidaria.
Differential ingestion and digestion of bivalve larvae by the scyphozoan Chrysaora quinquecirrha and the ctenophore Mnemiopsis leidyi.
Bayha confirmed that there were actually two distinct species: an ocean-based species (Chrysaora quinquecirrha, "sea nettle") and a bay-based species (Chrysaora chesapeakei, "bay nettle") by comparing DNA data from the physical measurements of each species and using statistical modeling to determine the morphology for separating the species.
Effects of predation by the scyphomedusan Chrysaora quinquecirrha on zooplankton populations in Chesapeake Bay, USA.
Some other members of the same family (Pelagiidae), which have similar cnidomes, have strong toxins [e.g, Pelagia noctiluca (Mariottini & Pane, 2010); Chrysaora plocamia (Vera et al, 2005); Chrysaora quinquecirrha (Suput, 2009)].
Numerical increases and distributional shifts of Chrysaora quinquecirrha (Desor) and Aurelia aurita (Linne) (Cnidaria: Scyphozoa) in the northern Gulf of Mexico.
On the other hand, Breitberg has found that the Bay's gelatinous species--its comb jellies (Mnemiopsis leidyi) and stinging sea nettles (Chrysaora quinquecirrha)--are quite tolerant of hypoxia.