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- proper n. A taxonomic genus within the family Carybdeidae — the Irukandji jellyfish.
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Discovery Channel documentary Killer Jellyfish  about Carukia barnesi, when two Australian researchers (Jamie Seymour and Teresa Carrette) are stung.
Along with Chironex fleckeri, Carukia barnesi and Malo kingi are among the most venomous creatures in the world.
There are two known species, Carukia barnesi and the recently discovered Malo kingi.
Carukia barnesi, is the first species known to cause Irukandji Syndrome.