comb-jelly

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comb-jelly ‎(plural comb-jellies)

  1. Alternative spelling of comb jelly
    • 1870, William Dallas, translation of Ernst Haeckel, “On the Organization of Sponges, and their Relationship to the Corals”, The Annals and Magazine of Natural History, fourth series, volume 5, page 7:
      Comb-jellies (Ctenophoræ).
    • 1906, Henry R. Linville and Henry A. Kelly, A Text-Book in General Zoölogy, Ginn, page 271:
      The body of the comb-jelly is soft like that of the jellyfish, but the plan of structure and the organs are somewhat different.
    • 2000, Duncan Knowler and Edward B. Barbier, “The Economics of an Invading Species”, The Economics of Biological Invasions, Edward Elgar, ISBN 1-84064-378-1, page 71:
      This chapter explores the economic consequences of one such invasion with significant impacts on a valuable resident species: the introduction of the ctenophore (comb-jelly) Mnemiopsis leidyi in the Black Sea and its effects on the commercial anchovy (Engraulis encrasicolus) fishery.