Ctenophores of Orange County, California

and nearby places

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Compiled by Peter J. Bryant (pjbryant@uci.edu
Department of Developmental and Cell Biology, University of California, Irvine, CA 92697

***Most of these were photographed in the Monterey Bay Aquarium. They probably exist off the Orange County coast, where we will keep looking for them!***

Order Cydippida Order Lobata
Pleurobrachiidae Bolinopsidae Leucotheidae

Sea gooseberry,
Pleurobrachia bachei

Lobed Comb Jelly,
Bolinopsis infundibulum

Warty comb jelly (sea walnut), Mnemiopsis leidyi

Spotted Comb Jelly,
Leucothea pulchra