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Nature volume 24, pages 385387 | Download Citation



IN June of the present year the freshwater jelly-fish (Limnocodium Sowerbii) reappeared in the Royal Botanical Society's Gardens, Regent's Park, though in no great numbers. At the suggestion of Mr. George Busk, F.R.S., and with the courteous assistance of Mr. W. Sowerby, a small number were captured and transferred to the Victoria tank in Number 10 House at the Royal Gardens, Kew. Nothing was known of their fate till about a week ago, when it was observed that the whole tank was swarming with the progeny of the small colony brought from London.

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