Stellamedusa ventana

Alternate names: Bumpy

Author: Raskoff and Matsumoto, 2004


Size: Maximum size 9.4 cm

General: Exumbrellar surface of the bell has many small bumps which are composed of dense aggregations of nematocysts; three or four gonads and three or four oral arms with larger nematocyst laden bumps; translucent blue-white colour; tentacles are completely lacking.

Geographic Information

Ocean range (global): Monterey Bay to the Gulf of California.

Additional Information


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National Center for Biotechnology Information

Raskoff, K.A. and G.I. Matsumoto (2004). Stellamedusa ventana, a new mesopelagic scyphomedusa from the eastern Pacific representing a new subfamily, the Stellamedusinae. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 84: 37-42.

Citation: Stellamedusa ventana (Raskoff and Matsumoto, 2004) Deep-Sea Guide (DSG) at http://dsg/ Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI). Consulted on 2022-09-26.
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