Mitrocoma cellularia

Alternate names: cross jellyfish

Author: (A. Agassiz, 1865)


Size: Bell diamter up to 90 mm.

General: Bell margin is lined with several hundred fine tentacles. The 4 radial canals are attached to white gonads form a "cross" which gives the species the common name "Cross jelly".

Geographic Information

Ocean range (global): Found nearshore from Central California to Alaska.

Additional Information


Encyclopedia of Life

Tree of Life

World Register of Marine Species

National Center for Biotechnology Information

Wrobel, D. and C. Mills (1998). Pacific coast pelagic invertebrates: a guide to the common gelatinous animals. Sea Challengers & Monterey Bay Aquarium, Monterey, CA. 101 pp.

Citation: Mitrocoma cellularia ((A. Agassiz, 1865)) Deep-Sea Guide (DSG) at http://dsg/ Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI). Consulted on 2020-12-05.
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