Crown jellyfish (Netrostoma setouchina)

Also known as Sea Jellies, True Jellyfish, Transparent Crown Jellyfish, Crown Sea Jelly.

Description

Also known as Sea Jellies, True Jellyfish, Transparent Crown Jellyfish and Crown Sea Jelly.

Found in deep water during the day where the water is cold, then at night they come to near the surface drifting in bays, lagoons and estuaries to feed.
They feed on zooplankton.
Diameter 20cm
Depth - 0-900m
Worldwide

These jellyfish are different in shape because of a deep groove running around the bottom of the umbrella, giving them the appearance of a crown.

Jellyfish are 95% water.
They have no heart, brain, blood, or gills. The body of the Jellyfish is called a bell. They do have a mouth, tentacles and arms around their mouth. They use their arms around their mouth to help sense and find food that ends up inside their mouth.

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