Aurelia aurita


two hundred and eleven

Naturalist Esme gives us the low down on moon jellies, holding the one she caught as a visual aid.

Did you know that Aurelia aurita are almost totally translucent? If you click the photo above and then click the x3 link from the little boxes in bottom right corner you can zoom in to see the gelatinous thing in her hand. But even then you’ll have to look closely!

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