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Moon jellyfish


Moon jellyfish
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Copyright: Arunas Ka (arunasworld) (8)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2014-06-19
Categories: Cnidarians
Camera: Nikon D3100, 18-55mm
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2015-06-11 2:57
Viewed: 1756
Points: 4
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
A Moon jellyfish (Aurelia aurita L.), the Firth of Forth, Edinburgh, Scotland.
The Moon jellyfish, Aurelia aurita L., is translucent, usually about 2540 cm (1016 in) in diameter, and can be recognized by its four purple-blue, horseshoe-shaped gonads, easily seen through the top of the bell. This species is found along the eastern Atlantic coast of Northern Europe and the western Atlantic coast of North America. The tentacles of the moon jellyfish are poisonous for small marine animals but people are not affected by the toxin since it does not penetrate the skin.

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hello Arunas
very special shot of this jellyfish, i love his purple color, great composition and point of view
Thanks for sharing
Jacqueline

Hi Arunas,
Beautiful species and attractive color. Not often seen n TN. Well captured in its natural habitat. I like decentralized placement here.
Thanks for sharing with informative NOTE,
Best wishes,
Srikumar

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