A new species of Cyanea jellyfish sympatric to C. capillata in the White Sea

  title={A new species of Cyanea jellyfish sympatric to C. capillata in the White Sea},
  author={Glafira D. Kolbasova and Arthur O. Zalevsky and Azamat Gafurov and Philipp O. Gusev and Margarita A. Ezhova and A. A. Zheludkevich and Olga P. Konovalova and Ksenia Kosobokova and Nikita Kotlov and N. O. Lanina and Anna S. Lapashina and Dmitry Medvedev and Katerina S. Nosikova and Ekaterina Nuzhdina and Georgii A. Bazykin and Tatyana V. Neretina},
  journal={Polar Biology},
Cyanea is a genus of large bloom-forming scyphozoans, including some of the most conspicuous representatives of megaplankton. Its taxonomy has been revised repeatedly throughout the last century due to the fact that most of the morphological characteristics of Cyanea species, such as color, structure of gastrovascular system and number of tentacles, may overlap greatly in different populations. Here, we report a new species of Cyanea, Cyanea tzetlinii sp. nov., from the White Sea, which is… 

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