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Thread-tentacled jellyfish
Aequorea sp.
Class Hydrozoa
updated Oct 2016
Where seen? This small jellyfish sometimes seen on our Northern shores. Several may be seen, and then none seen again for some time.

Features: Bell about 5-8cm, long thin thread-like tentacles from the edges of the bell 10-15cm long. Bell has radiating white patterns.

This jellyfish belongs to Class Hydrozoa which include members that look more like bushes.

Tuas, Apr 04

Chek Jawa, Apr 02

*Species are difficult to positively identify without close examination.
On this website, the animals are grouped by external features for convenience of display.

Thread-tentacled jellyfishes on Singapore shores

Photos of Thread-tentacled jellyfishes for free download from wildsingapore flickr

Distribution in Singapore on this wildsingapore flickr map

Chek Jawa, Oct 07
Beting Bronok, Jun 10
Photo shared by Loh Kok Sheng on his flickr.

Pulau Semakau North, Apr 17
Photo shared by Heng Pei Yan on facebook.

Terumbu Bemban, Apr 11
Photo shared by Loh Kok Sheng on his blog.

Grateful thanks to Prof Michael N Dawson of the University of California, Merced for the identification.

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