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BARREL JELLYFISH

Rhizostoma octopus

Description:

Very distinctive large bodies consisting of a smooth bell plus a cauliflower-shaped mass beneath.

Habitat:

Liverpool Bay,Irish Sea (Burbo Bank)

Notes:

Identification of live jellyfish is usually easy but once they've washed up on the beach it can become more difficult.

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acl.jdalziel
acl.jdalziel 6 years ago
acl.jdalziel
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acl.jdalziel

Sefton, England, United Kingdom

Spotted on May 25, 2014
Submitted on May 26, 2014

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