Observations on the moon jelly,Aurelia aurita, and the spider crab,Libinia dubia
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Observations of an association betweenAurelia aurita andLibinia dubia are reported. Numerous small spider crabs were noted on these occasions, clinging to the medusae, and two individuals were found to have penetrated into the mesoglea and were feeding upon the medusan tissue. This association is considered one of chance contact.
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- Observations on the moon jelly,Aurelia aurita, and the spider crab,Libinia dubia
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