Cassiopea Literature


Newkirk, C. R., Frazer, T. K., & Martindale, M. Q. (2018). Acquisition and proliferation of algal symbionts in bleached polyps of the upside-down jellyfish, Cassiopea xamachana. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 508, 44-51. doi:10.1016/j.jembe.2018.08.010
Bezio, N., Costello, J., Perry, E., & Colin, S. (2018). Effects of capture surface morphology on feeding success of scyphomedusae: a comparative study. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 596, 83-93. doi:10.3354/meps12549
Mohebbi, G., Nabipour, I., Vazirizadeh, A., Vatanpour, H., Farrokhnia, M., Maryamabadi, A., & Bargahi, A. (2018). Acetylcholinesterase inhibitory activity of a neurosteroidal alkaloid from the upside-down jellyfish Cassiopea andromeda venom. Revista Brasileira de Farmacognosia, 28(5), 568-574. doi:10.1016/j.bjp.2018.06.002
Aljbour, S. M., Al-Horani, F. A., & Kunzmann, A. (2018). Metabolic and oxidative stress responses of the jellyfish Cassiopea to pollution in the Gulf of Aqaba, Jordan. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 130, 271-278. doi:
Ohdera, A. H., Abrams, M. J., Ames, C. L., Baker, D. M., Suescún-Bolívar, L. P., Collins, A. G., . . . Medina, M. (2018). Upside-Down but Headed in the Right Direction: Review of the Highly Versatile Cassiopea xamachana System. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution, 6. doi:10.3389/fevo.2018.00035
Kayal, E., Bentlage, B., Sabrina Pankey, M., Ohdera, A. H., Medina, M., Plachetzki, D. C., . . . Ryan, J. F. (2018). Phylogenomics provides a robust topology of the major cnidarian lineages and insights on the origins of key organismal traits. BMC Evolutionary Biology, 18(1). doi:10.1186/s12862-018-1142-0
Nath, R. D., Bedbrook, C. N., Abrams, M. J., Basinger, T., Bois, J. S., Prober, D. A., . . . Goentoro, L. (2017). The Jellyfish Cassiopea Exhibits a Sleep-like State. Current Biology, 27(19), 2984-2990 e2983. doi:10.1016/j.cub.2017.08.014
Morandini, A. C., Stampar, S. N., Maronna, M. M., & Da Silveira, F. L. (2017). All non-indigenous species were introduced recently? The case study of Cassiopea (Cnidaria: Scyphozoa) in Brazilian waters. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 1-8. doi:10.1017/s0025315416000400
Mirshamsi, M. R., Omranipour, R., Vazirizadeh, A., Fakhri, A., Zangeneh, F., Mohebbi, G. H., . . . Pourahmad, J. (2017). Persian Gulf Jellyfish (Cassiopea andromeda) Venom Fractions Induce Selective Injury and Cytochrome C Release in Mitochondria Obtained from Breast Adenocarcinoma Patients. Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention, 18(1), 277-286. doi:10.22034/APJCP.2017.18.1.277
Lampert, K. P. (2016). Cassiopea and Its Zooxanthellae. In S. Goffredo & Z. Dubinsky (Eds.), The Cnidaria, Past, Present and Future: The world of Medusa and her sisters (pp. 415-423). Switzerland: Springer International Publishing.
Klein, S. G., Pitt, K. A., & Carroll, A. R. (2016). Reduced salinity increases susceptibility of zooxanthellate jellyfish to herbicide toxicity during a simulated rainfall event. Environmental Pollution, 209, 79-86. doi:10.1016/j.envpol.2015.11.012
Klein, S. G., Pitt, K. A., & Carroll, A. R. (2016). Surviving but not thriving: inconsistent responses of zooxanthellate jellyfish polyps to ocean warming and future UV-B scenarios. Sci Rep, 6, 28859. doi:10.1038/srep28859
Freeman, C. J., Stoner, E. W., Easson, C. G., Matterson, K. O., & Baker, D. M. (2016). Symbiont carbon and nitrogen assimilation in the Cassiopea–Symbiodinium mutualism. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 544, 281-286. doi:10.3354/meps11605
Cabrales-Arellano, P., Islas-Flores, T., Thome, P. E., & Villanueva, M. A. (2016). Indomethacin reproducibly induces metamorphosis in Cassiopea xamachana scyphistomae. PeerJ Preprints. doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.2462v1
Leblond, J. D., Khadka, M., Duong, L., & Dahmen, J. L. (2015). Squishy lipids: Temperature effects on the betaine andgalactolipid profiles of a C18/C18peridinin-containingdinoflagellate, Symbiodinium microadriaticum(Dinophyceae), isolated from the mangrove jellyfish, Cassiopea xamachana.pdf. Phycological Research, 63, 219-230.
Heins, A., Glatzel, T., & Holst, S. (2015). Revised descriptions of the nematocysts and the asexual reproduction modes of the scyphozoan jellyfish Cassiopea andromeda (Forskål, 1775). Zoomorphology, 134(3), 351-366. doi:10.1007/s00435-015-0263-x
Mellas, R. E., McIlroy, S. E., Fitt, W. K., & Coffroth, M. A. (2014). Variation in symbiont uptake in the early ontogeny of the upside-down jellyfish, Cassiopea spp. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 459, 38-44. doi:10.1016/j.jembe.2014.04.026
Santhanakrishnan, A., Dollinger, M., Hamlet, C. L., Colin, S. P., & Miller, L. A. (2012). Flow structure and transport characteristics of feeding and exchange currents generated by upside-down Cassiopea jellyfish. Journal of Experimental Biology, 215(Pt 14), 2369-2381. doi:10.1242/jeb.053744
Lampert, K. P., Bürger, P., Striewski, S., & Tollrian, R. (2012). Lack of association between color morphs of the Jellyfish Cassiopea andromeda and zooxanthella clade. Marine Ecology, 33(3), 364-369. doi:10.1111/j.1439-0485.2011.00488.x
El-Sawi, N. M., Gashlan, H. M., Younes, S. H. H., Al-Massabi, R. F., & Shaker, S. (2012). Biochemical and histological studies on the effect of the Patulin mycotoxin on male rats’ liver and treatment by crude venom extracted from jelly fish. Life Science Journal, 9(4), 1143-1153. PDF
Hamlet, C., Santhanakrishnan, A., & Miller, L. A. (2011). A numerical study of the effects of bell pulsation dynamics and oral arms on the exchange currents generated by the upside-down jellyfish Cassiopea xamachana. Journal of Experimental Biology, 214(Pt 11), 1911-1921. doi:10.1242/jeb.052506
Schembri, P. J., Deidun, A., & Vella, P. J. (2010). First record of Cassiopea andromeda (Scyphozoa: Rhizostomeae: Cassiopeidae) from the central Mediterranean Sea. Marine Biodiversity Records, 3. doi:10.1017/s1755267209990625
Ojimi, M. C., & Hidaka, M. (2010). Comparison of telomere length among different life cycle stages of the jellyfish Cassiopea andromeda. Marine Biology, 157(10), 2279-2287. doi:10.1007/s00227-010-1495-4
Niggl, W., Naumann, M. S., Struck, U., Manasrah, R., & Wild, C. (2010). Organic matter release by the benthic upside-down jellyfish Cassiopea sp. fuels pelagic food webs in coral reefs. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 384(1-2), 99-106. doi:10.1016/j.jembe.2010.01.011
Jantzen, C., Wild, C., Rasheed, M., El-Zibdah, M., & Richter, C. (2010). Enhanced pore-water nutrient fluxes by the upside-down jellyfish Cassiopea sp. in a Red Sea coral reef. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 411, 117-125. doi:10.3354/meps08623
Welsh, D. T., Dunn, R. J. K., & Meziane, T. (2009). Oxygen and nutrient dynamics of the upside down jellyfish (Cassiopea sp.) and its influence on benthic nutrient exchanges and primary production. Hydrobiologia, 635(1), 351-362. doi:10.1007/s10750-009-9928-0
Ojimi, M. C., Isomura, N., & Hidaka, M. (2009). Telomerase activity is not related to life history stage in the jellyfish Cassiopea sp. Comp Biochem Physiol A Mol Integr Physiol, 152(2), 240-244. doi:10.1016/j.cbpa.2008.10.008
Niggl, W., & Wild, C. (2009). Spatial distribution of the upside-down jellyfish Cassiopea sp. within fringing coral reef environments of the Northern Red Sea: implications for its life cycle. Helgoland Marine Research, 64(4), 281-287. doi:10.1007/s10152-009-0181-8
Mortillaro, J. M., Pitt, K. A., Lee, S. Y., & Meziane, T. (2009). Light intensity influences the production and translocation of fatty acids by zooxanthellae in the jellyfish Cassiopea sp. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 378(1-2), 22-30. doi:10.1016/j.jembe.2009.07.003
Özgür, E., & Öztürk, B. (2008). A population of the alien jellyfish, Cassiopea andromeda (Forsskål, 1775) [Cnidaria: Scyphozoa: Rhizostomea] in the Ölüdeniz Lagoon, Turkey. Aquatic Invasions, 3(4), 423-428. doi:10.3391/ai.2008.3.4.8
McGill, C. J., & Pomory, C. M. (2008). Effects of bleaching and nutrient supplementation on wet weight in the jellyfish Cassiopea xamachana(Bigelow) (Cnidaria: Scyphozoa). Marine and Freshwater Behaviour and Physiology, 41(3), 179-189. doi:10.1080/10236240802369899
Todd, B. D., Thornhill, D. J., & Fitt, W. K. (2006). Patterns of inorganic phosphate uptake in Cassiopea xamachana: a bioindicator species. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 52(5), 515-521. doi:10.1016/j.marpolbul.2005.09.044
Thornhill, D. J., Daniel, M. W., LaJeunesse, T. C., Schmidt, G. W., & Fitt, W. K. (2006). Natural infections of aposymbiotic Cassiopea xamachana scyphistomae from environmental pools of Symbiodinium. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 338(1), 50-56. doi:10.1016/j.jembe.2006.06.032
Radwan, F. F., Roman, L. G., Baksi, K., & Burnett, J. W. (2005). Toxicity and mAChRs binding activity of Cassiopea xamachana venom from Puerto Rican coasts. Toxicon, 45(1), 107-112. doi:10.1016/j.toxicon.2004.10.002
Phelan, M. A., Matta, J. L., Reyes, Y. M., Fernando, R., Boykins, R. A., & Blanquet, R. S. (2005). Associations between metals and the blue mesogleal protein of Cassiopea xamachana. Marine Biology, 149(2), 307-312. doi:10.1007/s00227-005-0189-9
Passano, L. M. (2004). Spasm behavior and the diffuse nerve-net in Cassiopea xamachana (Scyphozoa-  Coelenterata). Hydrobiologia, 530/531, 91-96. LINK
Holland, B. S., Dawson, M. N., Crow, G. L., & Hofmann, D. K. (2004). Global phylogeography of Cassiopea (Scyphozoa: Rhizostomeae): molecular evidence for cryptic species and multiple invasions of the Hawaiian Islands. Marine Biology, 145(6), 1119-1128. doi:10.1007/s00227-004-1409-4
Thieme, C., & Hofmann, D. K. (2003). Control of head morphogenesis in an invertebrate asexually produced larva-like bud ( Cassiopea andromeda; Cnidaria: Scyphozoa). Development Genes and Evolution, 213(3), 127-133. doi:10.1007/s00427-003-0300-5
Thieme, C., & Hofmann, D. K. (2003). An endogenous peptide is involved in internal control of metamorphosis in the marine invertebrate Cassiopea xamachana (Cnidaria: Scyphozoa). Development Genes and Evolution, 213(2), 97-101. doi:10.1007/s00427-003-0298-8
Hofmann, D. K., & Hadfield, M. G. (2002). Hermaphroditism, gonochorism, and asexual reproduction inCassiopeasp.—an immigrant in the islands of Hawai’i. Invertebrate Reproduction & Development, 41(1-3), 215-221. doi:10.1080/07924259.2002.9652754
Hofmann, D. K., & Crow, G. (2002). Induction of larval metamorphosis in the tropical scyphozoan Mastigias papua- Striking similarity with upside down-jellyfish Cassiopea spp. Vie et Milieu, 52(4), 141-147. PDF
Torres, M., Aguilar, M. B., Falcón, A., Sánchez, L., Radwan, F. F., Burnett, J. W., . . . Arellano, R. O. (2001). Electrophysiological and hemolytic activity elicited by the venom of the jellyish Cassiopea xamachana. Toxicon, 39. doi:10.1016/s0041-0101(01)00081-2
Radwan, F. F. Y., & Burnett, J. W. (2001). Toxinological studies of the venom from Cassiopea xamachana nematocysts isolated by flow cytometry. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology Part C, 128, 65-73. doi:10.1016/s1532-0456(00)00179-4
Radwan, F. F., Burnett, J. W., Bloom, D. A., Coliano, T., Eldefrawi, M. E., Erderly, H., . . . Heimer de la Cotera, E. (2001). A comparison of the toxinological characteristics of two Cassiopea and Aurelia species. Toxicon, 245-257. doi:10.1016/s0041-0101(00)00121-5
Kuhn, K., Streit, B., & Schierwater, B. (1999). Isolation of Hox Genes From the Scyphozoan Cassiopeia xamachana: Implications for the Early  Evolution of Hox Genes. Journal of Experimental Zoology, 285, 63-75.<63::AID-JEZ8>3.0.CO;2-X
Kehls, N. E., Herrmann, K., & Berking, S. (1999). The protein phosphatase inhibitor cantharidin induces head and foot formation in buds of Cassiopea andromeda. International Journal of Developmental Biology, 43, 51-58. PDF
Fleck, J., Fitt, W. K., & Hahn, M. G. (1999). A proline-rich peptide originating from decomposing mangrove leaves is one natural metamorphic cue of the tropical jellyfish Cassiopea xamachana. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 183, 115-124. LINK
Fleck, J., & Fitt, W. K. (1999). Degrading mangrove leaves of Rhizophora mangle Linne provide a natural cue for settlement and metamorphosis of the upside down jellyfish Cassiopea xamachana Bigelow. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 234, 83-94. LINK
Verde, E. A., & McCloskey, L. R. (1998). Production, respiration, and photophysiology of the mangrove jellyfish Cassiopea xamachana symbiotic with zooxanthellae- effect of jellyfish size and season Marine Ecology Progress Series, 168, 147-162.  PDF
Fleck, J. (1998). Chemical Fate of a Metamorphic Inducer in Larvae-Like Buds of the Cnidarian Cassiopea  andromeda. Biological Bulletin, 194, 83-91. LINK
Fitt, W. K., & Costley, K. (1998). The role of temperature in survival of the polyp stage of the tropical rhizostome jellyfish Cassiopea xamachana Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology (Vol. 222, pp. 79-91). Boston: The Boston Society of Natural History. LINK
Hofmann, D. K., Fitt, W. K., & Fleck, J. (1996). Checkpoints in the life-cycle of Cassiopea spp.: Control of metagenesis and metamorphosis in a tropical jellyfish. International Journal of Developmental Biology, 40, 331-338. PDF
Fleck, J., & Hofmann, D. K. (1995). In vivo binding of biologically active oligopeptide in vegetative buds of the scyphozoan Cassiopea andromeda: demonstration of receptor-mediated induction of metamorphosis. Marine Biology, 122, 447-451. LINK
Van Leishout, J., & Martin, V. (1992). Development of Planuloid Buds of Cassiopea xamachana (Cnidaria- Scyphozoa). Transactions of the American Microscopical Society, 111(2), 89-110. LINK
Fleck, J., & Bischoff, A. (1992). Protein Kinase C is Possibly Involved in Chemical Induction of Metamrophosis in Cassiopea spp. (Cnidaria: Scyphozoa). Proceedings of the Seventh International Coral Reef Symposium, 1, 456-462.