Saturday, July 9, 2011

Life of Fried Egg Jellyfish

 
Life of Sea | Fried Egg Jellyfish (Phacellophora camtschatica) | This jellyfish is also known as Egg yolk jelly. This jellyfish looks like a fried egg as seen from above.  Fried gg jellyfish are found in many parts of the world's oceans. The life cycle of the jellyfish is known. It alternates between a benthic stage that is attached to rocks and piers that reproduces asexually and sexually reproducing planktonic phase in the water column, there are both men and women in the plankton.
 
Scientific classification
Kingdom:     Animalia
Phylum:     Cnidaria
Subphylum:     Medusozoa
Class:     Scyphozoa
Order:     Semaeostomeae
Family:     Phacellophoridae
Genus:     Phacellophora
Species:     P. camtschatica


Fried gg jellyfish the size is about 60 cm (24 inches) in diameter. The tentacles can be up to 6 m (20 ft) long. The color of a fried egg jellyfish is a yellow spot in the big bell-like shape. Because the Fried gg jellyfish has no arms, it is still a long way to eat, how they eat, using mucus or tentacles, helping to trap particles or zoo plankton. The tentacles are covered with thousands of nematocysts. Nematocysts is a stinging cell, nematocysts is a property that is found in the phylum, Cnidaira. (Jellyfish, anemones and corals). To idendify a fried egg jellyfish, looking for 16 large lobes that also includes smaller lobes, which contains 25 clusters of tentacles.
 
The diet of Fried gg jellyfish is a small fish and small crabs. Competition for food between these animals is not as big of and issue. The only "people" they would be competing with other jellyfish. Due to the decline of green turtles, the fried egg jellyfish are very often associated with other jellyfish today. Because the sting of this jellyfish is so weak, many small crustaceans, including larval crabs (Cancer gracilis) and Amphipoda, often riding on the bell and even steal food from its oral arms and tentacles.

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2 komentar

Aleksei Molodtcov February 14, 2016 at 7:38 AM

Fried egg jellyfish + sausage fish - best couple in sea.Do jellyfish

Aleksei Molodtcov February 16, 2016 at 1:04 AM

I'm not sure that it will help make better use of surf suits to protect against jellyfish. Interestingly jellyfish sting people to eat then?

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