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Crown jellyfish

Netrostoma setouchina


ceejayalyssa 7 years ago

enchanting. very nice ;)

Noah Citizen
Noah Citizen 9 years ago

The second picture is amazing!

LauraFlores 9 years ago

So special and so beautiful!!! Congratulations for this fantastic picture!

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 9 years ago

Beautiful -Congratulations !

Wild Things
Wild Things 9 years ago


Sachin Zaveri
Sachin Zaveri 9 years ago


VivBraznell 9 years ago

Congratulations! Love the second image : )

Atul 9 years ago

congrats ! well deserved SOTD!

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 9 years ago

Congratulations! It is an amazing colourful jelly.

Gerardo Aizpuru
Gerardo Aizpuru 9 years ago

Congratulations Renata!
wonderful spotting!

peter 9 years ago

Wow Renata, thanks for sharing this incredible encounter with us! We've chosen it as spotting of the day!

"Crown Jellyfish may be perceived as immortal. They have a complex life cycle in which they take on a number of different forms. They go from polyp stage, a plant like bulb at the bottom of the ocean floor, to full adulthood and can revert back to the polyp stage after becoming an adult. How wild is that!"


Amazing colours! great spotting! Congratulations.
It's so frustrating to find no documentation on a species.

LauraMaria 9 years ago

This species doesn't have a Wiki article or anything, so I had to link to a photo from someone's online portfolio, but this is N. setouchina!

LauraMaria 9 years ago

This is a gorgeous photo of a beautiful animal! This kind of jellyfish is called a crown jellyfish, and specifically I think it's Netrostoma setouchina. I will suggest the ID and link to a site with some photos! Wonderful spotting, these photos are amazing.

Ricardo4 9 years ago


Noe and Pili
Noe and Pili 9 years ago

Beautiful pink!

Spotted by

شرم الشيخ, جنوب سيناء, Egypt

Spotted on Sep 28, 2011
Submitted on Oct 5, 2011

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