Get your dalmatian jokes ready: Our jelly aquarists just counted exactly 101 brown sea nettles in our sea nettle exhibit!
probablylostrightnow: Photos from the (amazing) jellyfish exhibit at the Monterey Bay Aquarium. Clockwise from upper left: moon jellies; sea nettles; purple-striped jellies.
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 daily! You can watch brown sea nettles travel slightly shorter distances on our Jelly Cam: