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Pacific Sea Nettle
2009-06-18 17:50:06

The Pacific Sea nettle (Chrysaora fuscescens, also referred to as the West Coast sea nettle is a sea nettle. Sea nettles are a common variation of true jellyfish (scyphozoan) that are found in the Pacific Ocean. The Pacific Sea nettle is mostly found near the cost of California to Alaska (and maybe to Japan also), although the species was originally reported far offshore in the North Pacific....

Lions Mane Jellyfish
2009-06-18 17:16:57

The Lion's Mane jellyfish (Cyanea capillata) is native to the northern regions of the Arctic, Atlantic and the Pacific Oceans; there are very few Lion's Mane jellyfish that can be found farther south than 42 degrees north latitude. The Lion's Mane jellyfish is the largest and longest jellyfish known and one of the longest animals in general. In 1870, a Lion's Mane jellyfish was found washed...

Granrojo
2009-06-18 16:54:35

The Granrojo or big red (Tiburonia granrojo), is a newly discovered jellyfish that is apart of the Ulmaridae family, it is the only member of its genus so far that has been identified. The Granrojo is one of the largest sea jellyfish and is uncommon in various ways. The Granrojo has been found all across the Pacific Ocean in Monterey Bay, Japan, Hawaii, and the Sea of Cortez. It lives in...

Black Sea nettle
2009-06-18 16:17:45

The Black Sea nettle (Chrysaora achlyos) or sometimes known as the Black jellyfish is known for its dark coloration. This species of jellyfish is found in the Pacific Ocean. There have been reports or sighting of the black jellyfish as for north as British Columbia but its range is mostly thought to be from the north in Monterey Bay, to the southern shores of Baja California and Mexico. The...

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