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sea nettle

n.
Any of several jellyfish with long tentacles that deliver a painful sting, especially Chrysaora quinquecirrha of the Atlantic.
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sea′ net`tle


n.
any large, stinging jellyfish.
[1595–1605]
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The study they (https://peerj.com/articles/3863/) published in journal PeerJ has determined that a common sea nettle jellyfish, which was considered a single species, is actually two distinct species.
Marine biologists have listed the hell's fire sea anemone as among the world's toxic and stinging sea creatures, along with the sea wasp box jellyfish, Irukandji jellyfish, Portuguese man o'war, cannonball jellyfish, moon jellyfish, lion's mane jellyfish, crown-of-thorns sea star, textile cone, reef stonefish, banded sea krait, short-tail stingray, soft sea slugs or nudibranchs, lionfish, puffer fish, scorpionfish, Caribbean fire coral, blue-ringed octopus, stargazer fish, striped eel catfish and sea nettle.
4 BIOLOGICAL TURN 2: CHRISTOPHER WILLIAMS AND ERNST HAECKEL In Georges Didi-Huberman's exhibition "Atlas" at ZKM in Karlsruhe, Germany, Christopher Williams's photograph of a jellyfish, Pacific Sea Nettle.., 2009, flouted conventional boundaries between disciplines and appeared delighted to join forces with Karl Blossfeldt's Urformen der Kunst (Archetypes of Art), 1905-25, as well as with the biologist Ernst Haeckel's astonishing illustrated phylogenies of sea creatures and other animals from the turn of the century.
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We tested predation on fish larvae by two predators, juvenile striped bass (Morone saxatilis), a percicthyid fish, and the sea nettle (Chrysaora quinquecirrha), a scyphomedusan jellyfish.
True to its common name, the East Coast sea nettle, Chrysaora quinquecirrha, lives along the United States' eastern shore and plagues swimmers with painful welts.
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They work in eight-hour shifts, seven days a week, They fight the weather, the sea nettles, and those pesky jellyfish that work their way into the crabpots and can sting--hard.