Aequorea forskalea Péron & Lesueur, 1809

Otto M. P. Oliveira, Thaís P. Miranda, Enilma M. Araujo, Patricia Ayón, Cristina M. Cedeño-Posso, Amancay A. Cepeda-Mercado, Pab, 2016, Census of Cnidaria (Medusozoa) and Ctenophora from South American marine waters, Zootaxa 4194 (1), pp. 1-256: 147

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Aequorea forskalea Péron & Lesueur, 1809
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Aequorea forskalea Péron & Lesueur, 1809 

Synonyms in the area: Aequorea aequorea  —Kramp 1957; Navas-Pereira 1974; Goy 1979 [medusa].

Remarks: The specimens examined by Nascimento (2010) resemble A. forskalea  , although they are not in good condition, preventing a conclusive identification.

Distribution in South America: medusa—Atlantic Ocean, Brazil to Argentina, at 8.42°S 34.80°W, at 11.25°S 37.10°W, from 22.7°S to 26.75°S, from 29°S to 35°S, from 37°S to 52°S (Kramp 1957; Goy 1979; Navas-Pereira 1974, 1981; Migotto et al. 2002; Nogueira Jr. 2006; Genzano et al. 2008a; Nascimento 2010; Nagata et al. 2014a; Nogueira Jr. et al. 2014).

Habitat: medusa—eurythermic species, from 20 to 125m depth (Kramp 1957; Navas-Pereira 1974; Nascimento 2010).