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Desmonema glaciale Antarctic Giant Jelly fish


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lexID:
8582 
AphiaID:
289805 
Scientific:
Desmonema glaciale 
German:
Antarktische Riesenqualle 
English:
Antarctic Giant Jelly Fish 
Category:
Jellyfish - scyphozoa 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Scyphozoa (Class) > Semaeostomeae (Order) > Cyaneidae (Family) > Desmonema (Genus) > glaciale (Species) 
Initial determination:
Larson, 1986 
Occurrence:
Antarctica, Chile, South-Pazific, Tasman Sea 
Sea depth:
Meter 
Size:
up to 47.24" (120 cm) 
Temperature:
~ -2,0°C 
Food:
Carnivore, Fish (little fishes), Krill, Plankton, Predatory, Starfishs, Worms 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for home aquaria! 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2020-04-06 19:31:00 

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Desmonema glaciale Larson,1986

Desmonema glaciale is a giant medusa of Antarctic waters. This jelly fish is very large in size(1,20 m and more in bell). The tentacles are few in number and cordlike.

Desmonema glaciale is associated with hyperiid amphiods. Hyperiid amphipod is a suborder of amphipods with large eyes. They are parasites or predators of salps and jellyfish in the plankton.

Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Scyphozoa (Class) > Discomedusae (Subclass) > Semaeostomeae (Order) > Cyaneidae (Family) > Desmonema (Genus) > Desmonema glaciale (Species)

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