||Rhopilema asamushi Uchida (Cnidaria, Scyphozoa, Rhizostomidae) newly occurred in Tanabe Bay, Wakayama Prefecture, Japan
Hanzawa, Naoto ,
Gotoh, Ryo O. ,
Kawamura, MarikoKubota, Shin
127 , 2015-09-20 , Biogeographical Society of Japan(日本生物地理学会)
A blue jellyfish body fragment of Rhopilema asamushi Uchida, that is identifiable by mitochondrial gene analysis (COI gene sequences: 644 bps), is washed ashore at Hatakejima Island in Tanabe Bay, Wakayama Prefecture, Japan. This occurrence is the first record in the Pacific side of southern Japan.