Ctenophora (/tᵻˈnɒfərə/; singular ctenophore, /ˈtɛnəfɔːr/ or /ˈtiːnəfɔːr/;
from the Greek κτείς kt...
Jellyfish and comb jellies are gelatinous animals that drift through the ... Many
microscopic organisms, such as bacteria, also use cilia to swim—but comb .... are
genetically identical because they all come from a single fertilized egg. ...
discovered a new species, which was named Tamoya ohboya in a public naming
Nov 8, 2010 ... Ctenophores are characterized by eight rows of cilia, which are used for
locomotion. The cilia in each row are arranged to form a stack of combs, also
called ... and most swim by synchronous beating of the eight rows of comb plates.
.... a larval stage that hatches out of the free-floating fertilized egg and ...
Cnidaria is a phylum containing over 10,000 species of animals found
exclusively in aquatic ... Several free-swimming species of Cubozoa and
Scyphozoa possess .... The fertilized egg produces a planular larva which, in
most species, quickly .... Aurelia aurita (also called the moon jelly, moon jellyfish,
common jellyfish, ...
Tiny hair-like structures called 'cilia' on the body of the jellyfish produce ... The
fertilised eggs undergo development in pockets in the arms that surround the
mouth. The free-swimming larvae (known as 'planulae' larvae) are released
during ..... Typically found close to the coast, this jellyfish can also be found in ...
The organisms commonly known as jellyfish belong to the class Scyphozoa, ...
oral arms in comparison to the usual four arms, and they also lack tentacles. ...
Larger jellyfish may be predators of fish or free-swimming invertebrates ... The
sperm reaches the eggs located inside the female medusa and fertilization takes
Mar 8, 2016 ... Post fertilization, most eggs developed to an encapsulated planula stage ...
budding producing ciliated swimming polyps, which in turn settled and ....
Carukia barnesi free swimming planula larvae were first observed six ..... also
very similar to the monodisc strobilation recently discovered in M. virulenta .
Apr 6, 2015 ... Cnidarian, also called coelenterate, any member of the phylum ... hydras, jellyfish
, Portuguese men-of-war, sea anemones, sea pens, sea whips, and sea fans. ...
Most medusae are slow-swimming, planktonic animals. .... In some species of
hydroids that lack a free medusa stage, eggs are fertilized and the ...
Scyphomedusae are the "jellyfish" with which most people are familiar. The
scyphozoan life cycle ... Fertilized eggs may be brooded for a time or may
develop directly into a free-swimming, ciliated planula larva. A larva ... The
strobila may look like a stack of saucers, the saucers being the immature
medusae called ephyrae.
Such areas may be called areas of reproduction, or nursery areas. .... is
associated with eggs of considerable yolk content, such as are found in the ...
Benthic animals of Arctic and Antarctic regions also commonly possess no ... The
union of germ cells results in a free-swimming, ciliated, planula larva about 1 mm