Australian carybdeid jellyfish causing "Irukandji syndrome".

  title={Australian carybdeid jellyfish causing "Irukandji syndrome".},
  author={James Tibballs and Ran Li and Heath A Tibballs and Lisa-ann Gershwin and Ken D Winkel},
  journal={Toxicon : official journal of the International Society on Toxinology},
  volume={59 6},
The Australian carybdeid jellyfish associated with Irukandji syndrome is Carukia barnesi, (Barnes' jellyfish). Other Australian carybdeid jellyfish that may be associated with the syndrome include Carukia shinju, Carybdea xaymacana, Malo maxima, Malo kingi, Alatina mordens, Gerongia rifkinae, and Morbakka fenneri ("Morbakka"). These small jellyfish are difficult to capture and identify. They are located offshore of the coasts of Australian states including Queensland, The Northern Territory… CONTINUE READING