Box Jellyfish

Chironex fleckeri
copyright 1996-2010
copyright 2004-2006

copyright 2002-2010

Size (length and weight)

The body of the box jellyfish is up to 20 cm.
The tentacles grow up to 3 meters.

Physical description
The box jellyfish is actually shaped like a bell and/or square.

Location in the world
The box jellyfish lives off the coast of Hawaii and Australia

The box jellyfish is a carnivore and eats shrimp and plankton

The most common predator to the box jellyfish is the sea turtle because they don't get affected by the box jellyfish's sting.

The eggs of a box jellyfish get stuck under and rock and then over a few months they grow.

Niche or role in their ecosystem