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Fried Egg Jellyfish

Cotylorhiza tuberculata


Jellyfish is Cotylorhiza tuberculata, small fish swimming around are about 2-3 cm long. When stressed fish would dart in between jellyfish tentacles to stay safe.


Commonly found in the Mediterranean Sea, Aegean Sea, and Adriatic Sea

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Machi a year ago

Congratulations Marek Koszorek! Your spotting won second place in our 2019 Best Wildlife Photo Contest - Other category! This spotting tied with your Magnificent Sea Anemone and Clownfish for runner up!



Marek Koszorek
Marek Koszorek 2 years ago

Thanks Mark, I'm more interested in the small fishes using this jellyfish as a protection.

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 2 years ago

Superb images Marek. Can I put the name into scientific name? (It looks perfect to me)

Marek Koszorek
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Marek Koszorek

Μακεδονία - Θράκη, Greece

Spotted on Oct 3, 2019
Submitted on Oct 3, 2019

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