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Get your dalmatian jokes ready: Our jelly aquarists just...

Get your dalmatian jokes ready: Our jelly aquarists just counted exactly 101 brown sea nettles in our sea nettle exhibit!
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probablylostrightnow: Photos from the (amazing) jellyfish exhibit at the Monterey Bay Aquarium. Clockwise from upper left: moon jellies; sea nettles; purple-striped jellies.

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Big wow The black sea nettle (Chrysaora achlyos) is a giant among jellies. As an adult, its bell can spread to over hree feet in diameter, its frilly oral arms up to 20 feet long and its stinging tentacles to 25 feet or more. It’s a...

Some jellies commute 3,600 feet up and down in the ocean...

Biology / Marine Biology : Monterey Bay Aquarium

Some jellies commute 3,600 feet up and down in the ocean daily! You can watch brown sea nettles travel slightly shorter distances on our Jelly Cam:

TBT to 1994 and this wild sea nettle doing its best sun...

Biology / Marine Biology : Monterey Bay Aquarium

TBT to 1994 and this wild sea nettle doing its best sun impression. These jellies hunt small drifting animals by trailing their long tentacles and frilly oral arms. When the tentacles touch a tasty treat, they fire off stinging cell...

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