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Index of flora
Index of fauna
Kingdom Animale | Phylum Cnidaria (=Coelenterata) | Class Scyphozoa
  Rhizostome Jellyfish
Order Rhizostomeae


These jellyfish (diameter of bell up to 15cm) have small pores on their short and broad tentacles which they use to filter small organisms from the water. They swim by pulsating their "bells" but are usually at the mercy of the currents. Ninety eight percent of their body mass is water.
Introduction
Shore environment
 
From A Guide to Seashore Life by Dr Leo W H Tan and Peter K L Ng
Published by the Singapore Science Centre and sponsored by BP

@Raffles Museum of Biodiversity Research and Singapore Science Centre