Coelenterates - Stinging Jellies (18 images)

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Coelenterates, commonly called jellyfish or jellies, are free swimming marine animals, typically with a bell-shaped dome and stinging tentacles. They are not fish. They are typically translucent but have definite muscular form, which loco-motes them in open water.
Jellies are in the phylum Cnidarians; class: Scyphozoa. They are a dome-shaped, usually marine, invertebrate animal that pulses and drifts in the water (pelagic) They have tentacles with stinging nematocysts in their medusa...
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