A Burst of Deep Sea Fireworks - Halitrephes Jelly

The frilled tentacles of the Halitrephes maasi jelly came into view at 1225m in the Revillagigedo Archipelago off Baja California, Mexico. Radial canals that move nutrients through the jelly's bell form a starburst pattern that reflects the lights of ROV Hercules with bright splashes of yellow and pink--but without our lights this gelatinous beauty drifts unseen in the dark.

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+7 1. Judge-Jake commented 3 years ago

Natures wonders never cease to amaze. :O
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+3 2. Natan_el_Tigre commented 3 years ago

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+2 3. huldu commented 3 years ago

Just look at that thing and now imagine how an alien life form would look on another planet. It just blows my mind what nature can come up with.
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0 5. buckleg08 commented 274 days ago

the little eye of sauron...:)
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0 6. Judge-Jake commented 273 days ago

What's a section sampler? Hope it's a spiky thing on the end of a pole for taking chunks out of jelly fish for testing? You link it might be?