Description Medusa of Clytia hemisphaerica (Linnaeus, 1767) (Leptomedusae, Campanulariidae), Dunstaffnage, Scotland, ca. 1 cm diameter. The identification of this medusa is only tentative, as there are several Clytia species producing medusae that cannot be distinguished with the currently available knowledge. They can be identified in their hydroid phase only. However, Clytia hemisphaerica is a very common species and most Clytia medusae in temperate waters are likely referrable to to C. hemisphaerica The author has granted permission to MarBEF/VLIZ to use this picture in ERMS and related biological databases hosted at VLIZ. Source: http://www.ville-ge.ch/musinfo/mhng/hydrozoa/hydrozoa-directory.htmAuthor Schuchert, PeterJPG file - 37.56 kB - 500 x 358 pixelsadded on 2006-12-211 931 viewsWoRMS taxaDigital photo, entire speciesClytia Lamouroux, 1812checked Schuchert, Peter 2014-04-17Digital photo, entire speciesClytia hemisphaerica (Linnaeus, 1767)checked Schuchert, Peter 2014-04-17 This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 4.0 License
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