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|date of photo between 1978 and 1980
location Monterey Bay (Monterey County, California, US)class Scyphozoahabitat Subtidalnotes Better to call these beautiful creatures Medusae echoing the Medusa of Greek Mythology. The streaming tentacles, laden with nematocysts, do suggest the hissing serpents of Medusa's hair. Interestingly, these medusae arise, budded off from tiny polyps hidden in the substrate. Diam. 26 cm./Depth 5mcamera Rolleiflexphoto category: Animal - Invertebrate-Other
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