Chrysaora Fuscescens (Pacific Sea Nettle)


Related Images

Pacific Sea Nettle - Chrysaora fuscescens, Baltimore Aquarium, Baltimore, Maryland Chrysaora Fuscescens (Pacific Sea Nettle) Chrysaora fuscescens The wonderfull underwater life J20161104-0053—Chrysaora fuscescens—Monterey Bay Aquarium Purple-striped jelly (Chrysaora colorata) Purple-striped jelly (Chrysaora colorata) n5_w1150 n134_w1150 Sea Nettle ( Brown Sea Nettle DSC26401, Black Sea Nettle ( Sea Nettle ( Sea Nettle ( South American Sea Nettle DSC26396, Black Sea Nettle ( Purple-Striped Jelly ( Purple-Striped Jelly ( DSC00162, Purple-Striped Jelly ( Purple-Striped Jelly (


License: Creative Commons - Attribution
Author: Ray in Manila
Description:
PUBLISHED: Monterey Bay Aquarium montereybayaquarium.tumblr.com/post/168626284711/mooonjel... www.thephotoargus.com/cool-jellyfish-images/ imagict.com/en/words/polyp -------------- Chrysaora fuscescens (commonly known as the Pacific sea nettle or West Coast sea nettle) is a common free-floating scyphozoan that lives in the East Pacific Ocean from Canada to Mexico. Sea nettles have a distinctive golden-brown bell with a reddish tint. The bell can grow to be larger than one meter (three feet) in diameter in the wild, though most are less than 50 cm across. The long, spiraling, white oral arms and the 24 undulating maroon tentacles may trail behind as far as 15 feet. For humans, its sting is often irritating, but rarely dangerous. Chrysaora fuscescens has proven to be very popular for display at public aquariums due to their bright colors and relatively easy maintenance. It is possible to establish polyps and culture Chrysaora in captivity. When provided appropriate aquarium conditions, the medusae do well under captive conditions. The origin of the genus name Chrysaora lies in Greek mythology with Chrysaor, brother of Pegasus and son of Poseidon and Medusa. Translated, Chrysaor means “he who has a golden armament. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chrysaora_fuscescens

Credit:

Select Image Size
Square 75X75 View Download
Large Square 150X150 View Download
Thumbnail 100X67 View Download
Small 240X160 View Download
Small 320 320X213 View Download
Small 400 400X267 View Download
Medium 500X333 View Download
Medium 640 640X427 View Download
Medium 800 800X533 View Download
Large 1024X683 View Download
Large 1600 1600X1067 View Download
Large 2048 2048X1365 View Download
Original 5184X3456 View Download