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Mangrove jellyfish
Acromitus sp.
Family Catosylidae
updated Oct 2016

Where seen? This energetic little jellyfish is sometimes abundant near mangrove, e.g., at the mouth of mangrove streams, and in estuarine seagrass meadows on our Northern shores.

Features: Bell about 6-8cm in diameter. Each fat sausage-like oral arm has a long 'tail'. Moves in short bobs as it energetically contracts its small bell.

Tuas, Jun 02

Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve, Feb 09
Photo shared by Brandon Chia

Pulau Ubin, Apr 09

Chek Jawa, Apr 08

Mangrove jellyfishes on Singapore shores

Photos of Mangrove jellyfishes for free download from wildsingapore flickr

Distribution in Singapore on this wildsingapore flickr map

Chek Jawa, Dec 12
Photo shared by Loh Kok Sheng on flickr.

Filmed at Pasir Ris mangroves, Dec 10.

mangrove jellyfish from SgBeachBum on Vimeo.

With grateful thanks to Dr Michael N Dawson of the University of California, Merced for identification of this jellyfish.

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