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some kind of jelly fish?


Atlantic ocean


no tentacles

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Jellyfish Mesoglea
mesoglea Mesoglea

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KristenGilpin 9 years ago

Looks like jellyfish mesoglea. Basically the sea and surf pound away at the jellyfish body, pulling off the tentacles and obvious feature and just leaving this jelly-like substance behind.

Perhaps part of a Moon Jellyfish (Aurelia aurita) or Mushroom Cap Jellyfish (Rhopilema verrilli)

You can read more about mesoglea here:

St. Augustine Beach, Florida, USA

Spotted on Aug 25, 2010
Submitted on Aug 25, 2011

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