Fig. 9 - Carybdea sivickisi
A female Carybdea sivickisi jellyfish releases an embryo strand about 60 hours after sexual reproduction. The beige-colored strand consists of thousands of embryos linked together by a mucous covering. Note also the dark spots around the margin of the female's bell. These velar spots are only present in mature females, and may play a factor in mate choice in males. Image courtesy: Cheryl (Lewis) Ames.
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