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Aurelia aurita


Aurelia aurita
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Copyright: Yanni Arvanitis (Steppenwolf) (57)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2011-03-26
Categories: Fish
Camera: Canon PowerShot SD780 IS
Exposure: f/3.2, 1/250 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2011-03-26 12:38
Viewed: 3726
Points: 3
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Also called moon jellyfish. They turn up in numbers this time of year.
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nice jrllyfish, TFS Ori

A pretty sight indeed Yanni, but that one does not look like an Aurelia aurita at all. The Moon Jelly does not have such long tentacles at the umrella rim, which also looks quite different from that of an Aurelia. A lateral or top image might clarify the species.
Mehmet
P.s.: This happens to be a cnidarian, not a fish...

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