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Jelly

This Narcomedusa jelly, seen swimming just above the seafloor on August 8, prompted an interesting discussion among the science team on how the jelly might eat given that it only has four tentacles (which is fewer than other jellies that use tentacles to capture prey).

Video courtesy of the NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research, 2015 Hohonu Moana.

 

 

Related Links

Daily Updates: August 8 Update

2015 Hohonu Moana: Exploring Deep Waters off Hawai’i

NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer