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Chrysaora quinquecirrha (sea nettle)

Synonyms: Dactylometra quinquecirrha; Pelagia quinquecirrha

Wikipedia Abstract

Chrysaora quinquecirrha (commonly named the Atlantic sea nettle or East Coast sea nettle) is a widely distributed species of jellyfish that inhabits tropical and subtropical parts of the Atlantic and Indo-Pacific. It is frequently seen along the East Coast of the United States, such as the Chesapeake Bay. It is smaller than the Pacific sea nettle, and has more variable coloration, but is typically pale, pinkish or yellowish, often with radiating more deeply colored stripes on the exumbrella, especially near the margin.
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Prey / Diet

Anchoa mitchilli (Bay anchovy)[1]
Aurelia aurita (moon jelly)[1]
Gobiosoma bosc (Naked goby)[1]
Mnemiopsis leidyi (Leidy's comb jelly)[1]
Sciaenops ocellatus (Spotted bass)[1]


Alosa pseudoharengus (kyack)[1]
Alosa sapidissima (American shad)[1]
Anchoa mitchilli (Bay anchovy)[1]
Ariopsis felis (Sea catfish)[1]
Boiga dendrophila (Gold-ringed Cat Snake, Mangrove Snake)[1]
Brevoortia tyrannus (Shad)[1]
Callinectes sapidus (blue crab)[1]
Crassostrea virginica (American cupped oyster)[1]
Micropogonias undulatus (Atlantic croacker)[1]
Morone americana (Wreckfish)[1]
Mya arenaria (Clam)[1]
Peprilus paru (northern harvestfish)[1]
Pomatomus saltatrix (Tailor run)[1]
Trinectes maculatus (Hogchoker)[1]


Parasitized by 
Opechona pyriforme <Unverified Name>[2]





Attributes / relations provided by
1Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics.
2Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
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