Coelenterates - Stinging Jellies (16 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 related to corals and in the phylum Cnidarians, in the class: Scyphozoa. They are a dome-shaped, usually marine, innvertebrate animal that pulses and drifts in the water (pelagic) They have tentacles with...
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