MEPS 411:117-125 Supplementary Videos

Jantzen C, Wild C, Rasheed M, El-Zibdah M, Richter C
Enhanced pore-water nutrient fluxes by the upside-down jellyfish Cassiopea sp. in a Red Sea coral reef
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Video clip 1: Pumping activity of Cassiopea sp. Leading a quasi-benthic life, Cassiopea sp. continues its movement while seated on the sediment



Video clip 2: Sealed bell of Cassiopea sp.. The mucus sealed exumbrellar cavity functions as a suction-cup and even facilitates a specimen to adhere itself to a glass plate, which is turned upside-down.