Baby Jellyfish

These are ephyrae of jellyfish or baby jellyfish.  Each one starts out slow and looks a bit like a snowflake.  But they don’t stay small for long.  Jellyfish can grow from ephyrae to mature jellyfish in a bout two months.

Photos and information provided by Chad Widmer

PhD student, University of St. Andrews, Edinburgh Scotland
Northernmost Fulbrighter

http://www.stingmate.com

 

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