All photographs copyright (2003-2013) by Kris H. Light

<strong>Moon Jellyfish</strong> - male
<em>Aurelia aurita</em>
This beautiful jellyfish was washed up on Navarre beach. It is best to just enjoy these animals at a distance, they can still sting when they are dead. Normally, the stingers are used to ...
Moon Jellyfish - male
Aurelia aurita
This beautiful jellyfish was washed up on Navarre beach. It is best to just enjoy these animals at a distance, they can still sting when they are dead. Normally, the stingers are used to paralyze small fish. This specimen was the size of a dinner plate. The "flower-like" structure is the reproductive parts of the jellyfish, they are pink in males and yellow in females.

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