Sea Nettle
Chrysaora fuscescens
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Cnidaria
Class Scyphozoa
Order Semaeostomeae
Family Pelagiidae
Genus Chrysaora

(Peron & Lesueur, 1810)

The Sea Nettle '('Class Chrysaora) is a common type of jelltfish with several different species:


A Sea Nettle's sting is designed to paralyze and/or kill small fish, but only causes pain for humans. It causes slight to medium pain, which is reduced by adding vinegar to the stung area.

Marine Marine HabitatsAquariumsGlobal OceansOcean Weather
Vertebrate FishesMammalsReptilesAmphibiansCartilaginous FishesSharks
Invertebrate ArthropodMolluscaEchinodermsCnidaria
Conservation Status Critically EndangeredEndangeredNear ThreatenedVulnerableLeast ConcernData DeficientNot Evaluated

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