Crown Jellyfish (Cephea Cephea)


Crown Jellyfish swims with their umbrella shaped bell, and it looks like a crown. Crown jellyfish is one of the most venomous jellyfish species even they are 95-99% water based. They are mostly blue and purple coloured and like to be in the cold area. They usually stay down where it is cold, and swim upward to catch their preys during at night in the Pacific and Atlantic oceans.
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Species Information

  • Harmful to humans: No
  • Distribution: Indo-Pacific, Red sea, West Africa off Atlantic
  • Maximum Bell Size: 50- 60cm
  • Life Span: 3 – 6months
  • Feeding: Freshly hatched baby brine shrimp, coral reef food
  • Temperature: 24-28°C (75 – 82°F)
  • Photosynthetic: No
  • Care level: Difficult