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Related to Pleurobrachia: sea gooseberry, Ctenoplana
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Noun1.Pleurobrachia - sea gooseberriesPleurobrachia - sea gooseberries      
ctenophore genus - a genus of ctenophores
Ctenophora, phylum Ctenophora - comb jellies; sea acorns; a small phylum formerly considered a class of Coelenterata
sea gooseberry - ctenophore having a rounded body with longitudinal rows of cilia
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The researchers mapped the full genetic code of the Pacific sea gooseberry, the nickname for a comb jelly species known as Pleurobrachia bachei.
Morphological analyses most closely matched Pleurobrachia globosa Moser 1903 (LesterASLO 2013).
Caption: The sea gooseberry comb jelly Pleurobrachia bachei (left) snags prey with its long tentacles, while Mnemiopsis leidyi (right) employs mucus-covered lobes.