Turritopsis rubra, nematocyst clusters of mouth rim.
Description Microphotograph of mouth rim (stained preparation), specimen MHNG-INE-3345 from Devonport, New Zealand.
The nematocyst clusters in Turritopsis are usually attached directly to the mouth rim and they have no stalk as in Oceania.
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added on 2014-03-11247 viewsWoRMS taxa Oceania Péron & Lesueur, 1810checked Schuchert, Peter 2014-03-11 Turritopsis McCrady, 1857checked Schuchert, Peter 2014-03-11
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Camera Maker: Nikon
Camera Model: DS-L1-5M
Original Time Taken: 2014:03:10 13:41:13
Time Digitized: 2014:03:10 13:41:13
Shutter Speed: 1/90 sec
Metering Mode: Average
Original Width: 1920 pixels
Original Height: 1911 pixels
Orientation: 1: Normal (0 deg)