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Itty Bitty Jellyfish

This hydrozoan jellyfish, Aegina, was seen while exploring a site unofficially deemed "Sleepy Hollow Seamount." The jelly is a small medusae known to feed on the polyps of bamboo corals.

 

Video courtesy of the NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research, 2017 Laulima O Ka Moana.

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