Definición de comb jelly en inglés:

comb jelly

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  • A marine animal with a jellyfish-like body bearing rows of fused cilia for propulsion. They are typically small planktonic animals and are noted for their luminescence. Also called ctenophore.
    • Phylum Ctenophora: two classes
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    • The comb jelly introduced to the Black Sea via the shipping industry in the early 1980s, now comprises up to 95 percent of the biomass in the Black Sea.
    • One of the most extraordinary and convincing examples of cryptic female choice occurs in the comb jelly Beroe ovata.
    • When Leidy's comb jelly was introduced to the Black Sea from the United States in 1990, an absence of competitors and predators allowed this jellyfish-like organism to flourish.

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