Cassiopea andromeda

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Species memo

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Cassiopea andromeda (Forsskål, 1775)

Flat disc, with 8 short arms; each arm with 4-6 branches ornamented with many filaments and clubs. Usually lies on the sea-floor in calm waters turned upside down. Yellow-brown in color, with paler spots and streaks, some animals of white, blue, and green color.

Schäfer, W. (1955). Eine Qualle aus dem Indischen Ozean in der Agais. Natur und Volk 85: 241-245

Records of Cassiopea andromeda

Sites where Cassiopea andromeda has been recorded in the Hellenic Sea.

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