Cyanea arctica Peron & Lesueur
Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Scyphozoa (Class) > Discomedusae (Subclass) > Semaeostomeae (Order) > Cyaneidae (Family) > Cyanea (Genus) > Cyanea capillata (Species)
Cyanea capillatais commonly referred to as Lion´s mane jellyfish. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not suitable for home aquaria!. Toxicity: Has a poison harmful to health.
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This is a general hint!
Cyanea capillata has a harmful toxin.
As a rule, animals with a harmful poison do not pose any danger in normal Aquarieaner everyday life. Read the following husbandry information and comments from aquarists who already keep Cyanea capillata in their aquarium to get a better picture about the possible danger. However, please be careful when using Cyanea capillata. Every human reacts differently to poisons.
If you suspect that you have come into contact with the poison, please contact your doctor or the poison emergency call.
The phone number of the poison emergency call can be found here:
Overview Worldwide: eapcct.org