Further observations on the strobilation of the coronate scyphozoan Linuche unguiculata (thimble jellyfish)

Lourdes Segura-Puertas, Karina Orduña-Novoa, Edgar Heimer de la Cotera


In nature, strobilation of Linuche unguiculata is triggered by an increase in water temperature. However, the results showed that under laboratory conditions, it can be induced when scyphistomae are submitted to a sudden drop of 5 °C.

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Scyphomedusa; thimble jellyfish; strobilation; life history; Caribbean Sea.

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