Moon Jellyfish (topview)

Aurelia aurita

Summary 6

Aurelia aurita (also called the moon jelly, moon jellyfish, common jellyfish, or saucer jelly) is a widely studied species of the genus Aurelia. All species in the genus are closely related, and it is difficult to identify Aurelia medusae without genetic sampling; most of what follows applies equally to all species of the genus.

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  1. (c) bathyporeia, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND), https://www.flickr.com/photos/81858878@N00/9025894628/
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  3. (c) Bob Peterson, some rights reserved (CC BY), https://www.flickr.com/photos/pondapple/9771154606/
  4. (c) Lisa Williams, some rights reserved (CC BY), https://www.flickr.com/photos/pixellou/10663679114/
  5. (c) Gena Bentall, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), http://www.inaturalist.org/photos/610435
  6. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aurelia_aurita

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