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Catostylus tagi Barrel Jellyfish


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lexID:
5930 
AphiaID:
135296 
Scientific:
Catostylus tagi 
German:
Atlantische Wurzelmundqualle 
English:
Barrel Jellyfish 
Category:
Jellyfish - scyphozoa 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Scyphozoa (Class) > Rhizostomeae (Order) > Catostylidae (Family) > Catostylus (Genus) > tagi (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Haeckel, ), 1869 
Occurrence:
Angola, Congo, East-Atlantic Ocean, European Coasts, North Atlantic Ocean, Portugal, South Atlantic, Spain, the Cape Verde Archipelago, the Mediterranean Sea 
Size:
up to 5.91" (15 cm) 
Temperature:
59 °F - 77 °F (15°C - 25°C) 
Food:
Plankton 
Difficulty:
Experts only! Very hard to keep 
Toxicity:
Has a poison harmful to health 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2013-08-24 09:17:52 

Toxicity

This is a general hint!
Catostylus tagi 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 Catostylus tagi in their aquarium to get a better picture about the possible danger. However, please be careful when using Catostylus tagi. 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

Catostylus tagi (Haeckel, 1869)

This jellyfish is named Catostylus tagi, an open ocean animal typically found in the Atlantic but also in the Pacific ocean, that might be relatively new to the Mediterranean.

Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Scyphozoa (Class) > Discomedusae (Subclass) > Rhizostomeae (Order) > Daktyliophorae (Suborder) > Catostylidae (Family) > Catostylus (Genus) > Catostylus tagi (Species)

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