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What are nematocysts?

Nematocysts are the miniscule capsules that a jellyfish's tentacles contain. They are the tiny needles that jellies use to capture and paralyze prey.
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What is a nematocyst?

s a type of venomous cell unique to the phylum Cnidaria (corals, sea anemones, hydrae, jellyfish, etc.). The cnidocyte cell provides a means for them to catch prey and defend (MORE)
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Does nematocyst move?

Yes. These capsules allow them to fire from the Operculum as a means of self-defense or to immobilize prey.
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The jellyfish uses its nematocysts for?

The Nematocysts is a venomous cell that helps jellyfish catch their prey, and because it is filled with venomous materials, it insures that their food doesn't escape. It appea (MORE)
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What are nematocysts and how do they work?

It is a cell that can be found on the tentacles of jellyfish. Theyhelp jellyfish alot because jellyfish don't have teeth, a jaw, orprotective body parts so the nematocyst cell (MORE)
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What do nematocyst eat?

actually nematocysts are stinging cells/ srtuctures of organisms of the Phylum Cnidaria such as corals, jellyfish, sea anemones to name a few. it's used to capture prey and re (MORE)