Australian Box Jelly

Chironex fleckeri
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Quick Facts

Scientific name Chironex fleckeri
Other names Sea Wasp, Box Jellyfish, Fire Medusa, Indringa
Size Up to 3 m (9.8 ft)
Weight Up to 2 kg (4.4 lb)


Habitat & AU Distribution Coastal to oceanic waters throughout the water column, typically towards the top
Depth Range 0 - 35 m (114 ft)
Australian Box Jelly Distribution