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Sea walnut

Mnemiopsis leidyi


Aegean Sea

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Sea walnut
Mnemiopsis leidyi Mnemiopsis

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Marek Koszorek
Marek Koszorek 6 years ago

Thank you all for your comments :)

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 7 years ago

Fantastic shot and creature. Congratulations Marek. I like your clean website also.

Scott Frazier
Scott Frazier 7 years ago

Spectacular creature and photo!

Congratulations Marek, on a wonderful SotD !

alicelongmartin 7 years ago


Marek Koszorek
Marek Koszorek 7 years ago

Thanks Everyone, I'm very happy :)

Carol Snow Milne
Carol Snow Milne 7 years ago

I have never heard of such a magnificent creature. Congratulations on SOTD! WOW! I love this.

Jolly Ibañez
Jolly Ibañez 7 years ago

Congratulations Marek. Very unusual find.

Beautiful capture MarekKoszorek,amazing creature,congrats on the SOTD and thanks for sharing

Josh Asel
Josh Asel 7 years ago


Pedro Beirão
Pedro Beirão 7 years ago

Hehe congrats on the SOTD its truly a beautiful animal. Great spotting!

LaurenZarate 7 years ago

Congratulations Marek, what a lovely alien creature and apparently a terrible pest. Pedro, what a nice link you gave us!

VivBraznell 7 years ago

Wow! congratulations on the SOTD Marek

Arya 7 years ago

That is beautiful, nice shot.

KarenL 7 years ago

Congratulations Marek, your fabulous sea walnut is Spotting of the Day!

The sea walnut is a species of ctenophore that consumes crustaceans, plankton, fish larvae; and sometimes smaller individuals of its own kind.


Pedro Beirão
Pedro Beirão 7 years ago

Here is a link that helped me with the ID of this one :)

Dilan Chathuranga
Dilan Chathuranga 7 years ago

Very beautiful!!!

Pedro Beirão
Pedro Beirão 7 years ago

Nice one it's beautiful! probably a Scyphozoa but I'm not sure xD

LuckyLogan 7 years ago

Beautiful! What is it?

Marek Koszorek
Spotted by
Marek Koszorek

Sani, Greece

Spotted on May 20, 2013
Submitted on Nov 24, 2013

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