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Occurrence of Jellyfish Crambionella orsini (Vanhoffen, 1888) (Cnidaria: Scyphozoa) along the coast of Pakistan

Shahnawaz Gul


This study reports jellyfish Crambionella orsini from the coast of Pakistan for the first time. The species is briefly described and its distribution is given. This is an edible jellyfish in Southeast Asia. Its abundance in the region may benefit fishermen in terms of fishery.   


Catostylidae, Crambionella, Arabian Sea, Pakistan, first record, fishery

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