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Polyorchis penicillatus
Polyorchis penicillatus
Bell Medusa
Photographer: Lovell and Libby Langstroth
Organization: California Academy of Sciences
Collection: CalAcademy

ID: 0000 0000 0505 2278 (2005-05-29)

Copyright © 2005 California Academy of Sciences

  • date of photo  May 1997
  • this photo depicts an animal that was captive or collected
  • photo location   Monterey Bay Aquarium
  • animal's place of origin   Monterey Bay Aquarium (Monterey County, California, US)
  • family Polyorchidae
  • order Hydroida
  • class Hydrozoa
  • habitat  Subtidal
  • notes   No polyp stage of this hydrozoan has been recognized. Note the prominent eye spots.
  • camera   Nikon
  • photo category: Animal - Invertebrate-Other

  • common names   Penicillate Jellyfish (ITIS ) Bell Medusa (photographer)
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