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Tamoya ohboya is a newly named species and has only been sighted fifty times since 1989 (Collins et al., 2011: 60).Tamoya ohboya is a box jellyfish found in the Caribbean. It was first described from waters near Bonaire. Though its sting is not generally deadly, it is among the most venomous jellyfish (Smithsonian, 2011). It is most noticeably distinguished from its conjeners by its orange and red banded tentacles (Collins et al., 2011: 59), hence its common name the Bonaire Banded Box Jellyfish. This jellyfish has highly developed eyes which help to keep it from washing up on shore as well as distinguish other jellies by sex to help during mating (Smithsonian, 2011).


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