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It is usually less than 17 cm wide but it can grow to 35 cm. The smooth, elevated dome is surrounded by a gutter-like ring. The marginal lappets are elongated and subrectangular. Each mouth-arm bifurcates near its base and branches several times. In addition to some larger appendages there are many short, club-shaped ones that bear disk-like ends. It seems that this jellyfish's sting has very little or no effect on humans.
It is commonly found in the Mediterranean Sea, Aegean Sea and Adriatic Sea. It can reach 35 cm in diameter.
Other name: fried egg jellyfish