Jimble (Carybdea rastoni)

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Jimble (Carybdea rastoni)

Postby Dr. T » 04 Apr 2012, 10:01

Jimble or Andon Kurege in Japanese (Carybdea rastoni)
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Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Cnidaria
Class: Cubozoa
Family Cubomedusae
Order Carybdeidae
Genus Carybdea
Species C. rastoni

Common Names: Jimble, Andon-Kurage
Scientific Name: Carybdea rastoni

Harmful to humans: Yes

Size: Tentacles about 20 - 30cm, Bell 3-4 cm Diameter

Colour: Transparent

Life Span in captivity: 1-2 weeks

Feeding: small fish

Photosynthetic: No

Habitat: Coastal Waters

Distribution: Australian coast, Japanese coast in summer

Temperature range: 20 - 25 °C

Optimum Temperature: 23 °C

Salinity Range: 34ppt to 36ppt

Optimum Salinity: 34ppt to 35ppt

Other Notes:
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