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Image number: 119802

Lobed Comb Jelly swimming in July in the Mediterranean Sea ; This Bolinopsis is completely transparent, except the coloured reflections produced by the peripheric vibratils lashes which make it advance in water. This individual measures 8 cm of length. Very fragile gelatinous body, nonirritant like Cnidaria. Bolinopsis lives close to the sea surface.

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Wild animal / Ctenophore / Comb jelly / Ctenophore (Bolinopsis infundibulum)

Area / Marine area / Sea

Atmosphere / Seasons / Temperate season / Summer

Enumeration / Alone

Motion / Locomotion / Swim

Light effect / Reflection

Colour / Black

World sea and ocean / Mediterranean Sea

Shot / Cut out

Shot / Three quarter shot

Colour / Transparent


Latin keywords

Eukaryota / Opisthokonta / Metazoa / Radiata / Ctenophora / Tentaculata / Lobata / Bolinopsidae / Bolinopsis

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