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Cassiopea andromeda


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lexID:
2574 
AphiaID:
135295 
Scientific:
Cassiopea andromeda 
German:
Mangrovenqualle 
English:
Upside-down Sea Jelly 
Category:
 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Scyphozoa (Class) > Rhizostomeae (Order) > Cassiopeidae (Family) > Cassiopea (Genus) > andromeda (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Forsskål, ), 1775 
Occurrence:
Saudi Arabia, Iran, Raja Amat, Vereinigte Arabische Emirate, Egypten, Filippinerne, Hawaii, Indo Stillehavet, Middelhavet, Ny Kaledonien, Papua NeuGuinea , Rødehavet, Vestlige Indiske ocean, Vestlige Stillehav, Ægæiske Hav 
Sea depth:
0 - 640 Meter 
Size:
bis zu 30cm 
Temperature:
24,5°C - 26,7°C 
Food:
Photosynthesis, Zooxantheller/Lys 
Tank:
~ 5000 Liter 
Difficulty:
ikke en nybegynder kæledyr 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
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Last edit:
2017-11-25 17:47:04 

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(Forsskål, 1775)

Sandy mud-flats of shallow waters (up to 5 m depth) Attaches to sandy bottom. Carnivorous; eats small marine animals or bits of them that get caught in its tentacles. It also shoots out nematocysts and mucous to paralyze and catch its prey.

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  2. WoRMS (en)

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