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Chrysaora fuscescens sea nettle


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lexID:
3432 
AphiaID:
287206 
Scientific:
Chrysaora fuscescens 
German:
Kompassqualle 
English:
Sea Nettle 
Category:
Jellyfish - scyphozoa 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Scyphozoa (Class) > Semaeostomeae (Order) > Pelagiidae (Family) > Chrysaora (Genus) > fuscescens (Species) 
Initial determination:
Brandt, 1835 
Occurrence:
Eastern Pacific Ocean, Gulf of Mexico, Mexico (East Pacific), USA 
Size:
up to 11.81" (30 cm) 
Temperature:
- 68 °F (°C - 20°C) 
Food:
Fish (little fishes), Jellyfish, Zooplankton 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for home aquaria! 
Toxicity:
Has a poison harmful to health 
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Catalog of Life:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2010-12-10 14:28:58 

Toxicity

This is a general hint!
Chrysaora fuscescens has a harmful toxin.
As a rule, animals with a harmful poison do not pose any danger in normal Aquarieaner everyday life. Read the following husbandry information and comments from aquarists who already keep Chrysaora fuscescens in their aquarium to get a better picture about the possible danger. However, please be careful when using Chrysaora fuscescens. Every human reacts differently to poisons.
If you suspect that you have come into contact with the poison, please contact your doctor or the poison emergency call.
The phone number of the poison emergency call can be found here:
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Overview Worldwide: eapcct.org

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Husbandry

Chrysaora fuscescens Brandt, 1835

Chrysaora fuscescens is distinctive golden-brown in colour.The bell grows up to 30 cm in diameter, the tentakles may grow several meters in lenght.

Contact with the tentacles can produce a painful sting.

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