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Cassiopea

Cassiopea andromeda

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The upside down jellyfish are an interesting bunch, primarily photosynthetic they host symbiotic singled celled algae similar to corals for energy acquisition. they get their name as they float around upside down this is due to deposits in their bell making them top heavy enabling the algae to gain maximum exposure to light

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moralcoral
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moralcoral

Indonesia

Spotted on Apr 4, 2012
Submitted on Apr 17, 2012

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