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Phacellophora camtschatica
Phacellophora camtschatica
Egg-yolk Jellyfish
Photographer: Lovell and Libby Langstroth
Organization: California Academy of Sciences
Collection: CalAcademy

ID: 0000 0000 0305 0852 (2005-03-25)

Copyright © 2005 California Academy of Sciences

  • date of photo  between 1980 and 1985
  • latitude 36.54333   longitude -121.95361   max error distance 2543 meters     View on Google Maps.
  • horizontal datum World Geodetic System 1984
  • georeferencing source GeoLocate
  • location   Outer Carmel Bay (Monterey County, California, US)
  • class Scyphozoa
  • habitat  Open Water
  • notes   This medusa, about 35 cm. high, was photographed at 7 m. depth. The egg-yolk, orange feeding lobes hang below the light yellow gonads and the gut. These medusae may occur offshore in huge numbers where they prey on other gelatinous organisms and on crustaceans which they entrap in their venormous tentacles.
  • camera   Nikon in Oceanic housing
  • photo category: Animal - Invertebrate-Other

  • common names   Eggyolk Jelly (ITIS ) Egg-yolk Jellyfish (photographer)
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