Box Jellyfish (Chironex sp.)

Overview

They are called box jellyfish because they have a bell that is in cube-like shape. They are in light blue color. Box jellyfish contains the most deadly venom that could kill people in one sting. They are constantly hunting for food, and move faster than all jellyfish.

Species Information

  • Harmful to humans:  Yes
  • Distribution: Atlantic Ocean and the east Pacific Ocean
  • Maximum Size:10ft (3m) long, 10 in. (25cm) across 
  • Life Span: Less than 1 year
  • Feeding: Carnivore 
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  • Photosynthetic: No
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