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Parasitic Comb Jelly - Coeloplana astericola Sometimes mistaken as Flatworms, Coeloplana astericola are Comb Jellies.<br />
They are parasitic and feeds mostly on sea star.  In the picture, the sea star is heavily infested with this Coeloplana astericola Comb Jelly. Anilao,Batangas,Benthic Comb Jelly,Coeloplana astericola,Comb Jelly,Philippines Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

Parasitic Comb Jelly - Coeloplana astericola

Sometimes mistaken as Flatworms, Coeloplana astericola are Comb Jellies.
They are parasitic and feeds mostly on sea star. In the picture, the sea star is heavily infested with this Coeloplana astericola Comb Jelly.

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  1. Ouch! Posted 6 days ago
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''Coeloplana astericola'', the creeping comb jelly, is a species of benthic comb jelly from the tropical western Indo-Pacific region that lives as an episymbiont on starfish such as ''Echinaster luzonicus''.

Similar species: Platyctenida
Species identified by Albert Kang
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Uploaded Jun 29, 2020. Captured May 7, 2019 08:51.
  • TG-5
  • f/5.0
  • 1/125s
  • ISO640
  • 11.78mm