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Family: Aequoreidae (See list of species below)

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21 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)
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Aequorea aequorea
[many-ribbed jellyfish]
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Aequorea albida
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Aequorea australis
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Aequorea coerulescens
[many-ribbed hydromedusa]
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Aequorea conica
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Aequorea cyanea
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Aequorea floridana
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Aequorea forskalea
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Aequorea globosa
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Aequorea macrodactyla
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Aequorea parva
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Aequorea pensilis
[hydrozoan medusa]
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Aequorea tenuis
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Aequorea victoria
[water jellyfish]
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Aequorea vitrina
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Rhacostoma atlanticum
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Zygocanna buitendijki
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Zygocanna diploconus
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Zygocanna pleuronata
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Zygocanna purpurea
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Zygocanna vagans
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21 Species of Family Aequoreidae
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Sort by: Species Length
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Aequorea aequorea many-ribbed jellyfish Southeast Atlantic and Ea 17.5 WD
Aequorea albida Atlantic and Pacific Ocea 6 WD
Aequorea australis Western Pacific 2.5 WD
Aequorea coerulescens many-ribbed hydromedusa Southwest Atlantic and Pa 14.5 WD
Aequorea conica Eastern Indian Ocean 0.9 WD
Aequorea cyanea Western Central Pacific
Aequorea floridana Western Atlantic 5 WD
Aequorea forskalea Western Atlantic and East 8 WD
Aequorea globosa Western Central Pacific 4 WD
Aequorea macrodactyla Western Central Atlantic, 7.5 WD
Aequorea parva Eastern Indian Ocean 0.6 WD
Aequorea pensilis hydrozoan medusa Indo-Pacific 10 WD
Aequorea tenuis Western Atlantic 10 WD
Aequorea victoria water jellyfish Eastern Pacific 7 WD
Aequorea vitrina Northeast Atlantic 17 WD
Rhacostoma atlanticum Western Atlantic 40 WD
Zygocanna buitendijki Indo-West Pacific 3.3 WD
Zygocanna diploconus Western Central Pacific 10 WD
Zygocanna pleuronata Western Central Pacific 3 WD
Zygocanna purpurea Eastern Indian Ocean 10 WD
Zygocanna vagans Eastern Atlantic and Cent 7.6 WD



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