How Many Species of Jellyfish Are There?

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There are 30,000 species of jellyfish. New types of jellyfish are found all the time. The Scientific name for jellyfish is siphonophores. You can find more information here: http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=5573968
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There are about 200 species of "true jellyfish" and over 1,000 related species. This includes sea nettles, lion's manes and cannonball jellies.
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There are about 85 species of jellyfish. Although a jellyfish is not really a fish, and many aquariums now just call them jellies or sea jellies.
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Jellyfish are of the cnidarian phylum, of which about 2900 species are known.
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The official count of the total number of species of true jellyfish is currently at about 200. This figure is rapidly increasing due to newly discovered ones.
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