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Chrysaora melanaster Northern Sea Nestle

Chrysaora melanasteris commonly referred to as Northern Sea Nestle. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not suitable for home aquaria!. Toxicity: Has a poison harmful to health.


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lexID:
8934 
AphiaID:
287209 
Scientific:
Chrysaora melanaster 
German:
Kompassqualle 
English:
Northern Sea Nestle 
Category:
Jellyfish  
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Scyphozoa (Class) > Semaeostomeae (Order) > Pelagiidae (Family) > Chrysaora (Genus) > melanaster (Species) 
Initial determination:
Brandt, 1838 
Occurrence:
Russland, Arctic (North Polar Sea), Bering Sea, Canada , Chukchi Sea, Eastern Pacific Ocean, Gulf of Alaska , Gulf of California, Japan, Mexico (East Pacific), North Atlantic Ocean, North Pacific (Ocean), Philippines, West Coast USA 
Sea depth:
1 - 882 Meter 
Size:
up to 23.62" (60 cm) 
Temperature:
2,7 °F - 4,2 °F (2,7°C - 4,2°C) 
Food:
Carnivore, Copepods, Fish (little fishes), Jellyfish, Predatory, Zooplankton 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for home aquaria! 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Has a poison harmful to health 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2020-04-07 18:48:29 

Toxicity

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

Info

Chrysaora melanaster Brandt, 1838

The bell diameter can reach 60 cm, the 24-32 orange-red tentacles are 3 m in lenght.Northern Sea Nettle dwells at depths of up to 100 m.

This jellyfish feeds on copepods,large zooplankton, small fish and other jellies.

The sting is mild,but can cause serious skin irritation and burning.

The largest jellyfish of the Arctic.

Synonym:
Chrysaora depressa

Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Scyphozoa (Class) > Discomedusae (Subclass) > Semaeostomeae (Order) > Pelagiidae (Family) > Chrysaora (Genus) > Chrysaora melanaster (Species)

External links

  1. arcodiv.org (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. Homepage Dr. Paddy Ryan (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  3. Wikipedia (de). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  4. Wikipedia englisch (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  5. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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