WoRMS taxon details

Rhizostoma octopus (Linnaeus, 1758)

152203  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:152203)

accepted
Species
marine
Not documented
Distribution Cosmopolitan species.  
Distribution Cosmopolitan species. [details]
Collins, A. G.; Jarms, G.; Morandini, A. C. (2019). World List of Scyphozoa. Rhizostoma octopus (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=152203 on 2019-02-20
Date
action
by
2005-04-08 08:00:57Z
created
2008-01-21 13:45:25Z
changed
2016-07-13 10:00:29Z
changed

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basis of record Howson, C.M.; Picton, B.E. (1997). The species directory of the marine fauna and flora of the British Isles and surrounding seas. <em>Ulster Museum Publication, 276. The Ulster Museum: Belfast, UK. ISBN 0-948150-06-8.</em> vi, 508 (+ cd-rom) pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Muller, Y. (2004). Faune et flore du littoral du Nord, du Pas-de-Calais et de la Belgique: inventaire. [Coastal fauna and flora of the Nord, Pas-de-Calais and Belgium: inventory]. <em>Commission RĂ©gionale de Biologie RĂ©gion Nord Pas-de-Calais: France.</em> 307 pp., available online at http://www.vliz.be/imisdocs/publications/145561.pdf [details]   

source of synonymy van der Land, J. (ed). (2008). UNESCO-IOC Register of Marine Organisms (URMO). , available online at http://www.marinespecies.org/urmo/ [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Distribution Cosmopolitan species. [details]

Remark Common on Belgian coasts in autumn. Young medusa are rarely seen. Two medusa of 1.5 cm and one of 5.0 cm were seen in June 2002 in the marina of Zeebrugge [details]
 

LanguageName 
Dutch zeepaddestoelzeepaddenstoel  [details]
English rhizostome jellyfishrhizostomeblue cabbage bleb  [details]
French rhizostome de merrhizostomepoumons de mer  [details]
German Blumenkohlqualleblaue Lungenqualle  [details]
Swedish lungmanet  [details]