Category Archives: Sightings/Strandings

Jellyfish photo: Drymonema catches sea nettles in South Africa

This week’s jellyfish photo comes from the National Geographic 2012 Photo Contest. The photo was taken by Geo Cloete in Cape Town, South Africa. This is a great photo from a region where not much is known of the local … Continue reading

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Jellyfish video of the week! Man finds Chrysaora melanaster on Alaskan beach…

This week’s YouTube find comes to us from user AlaskanPioneer. He found a beautiful jellyfish called Chrysaora melanaster or the Bering sea nettle. This species is commonly confused with the Japanese Sea Nettle, C. pacifica even though they come from two different areas … Continue reading

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Egg-Yolk Jellyfish Invade Monterey Bay

For almost a month now we have been inundated with the egg-yolk jellyfish here in Monterey Bay. I had the opportunity to dive Pt. Lobos State Park this past week and a lot of the egg-yolks were caught up in … Continue reading

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More photos of the Giant Lion’s Mane Jellyfish…

The Pike family has been kind enough to share more photos and video of their incredible find. You can check out the slideshow of hi-res images by clicking on the image below… You can see a lot of bright orange … Continue reading

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