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.Author Schuchert, PeterJPG file - 1.39 MB - 1 920 x 1 911 pixels
Extra information 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)
Disclaimer: WoRMS does not exercise any editorial control over the information displayed here. However, if you come across any misidentifications, spelling mistakes or low quality pictures, your comments would be very much appreciated. You can reach us by emailing email@example.com, we will correct the information or remove the image from the website when necessary or in case of doubt.