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fulifuli:

Bloup.

fulifuli:

Bloup.

Apr 8

smithsonianmag:

Photos of Bizarre Jellyfish

Marine biologist Enric Sala spotted it off the coast of Chile, where he’s exploring the remote islands of Desventuradas.

“Something is approaching,” [submarine pilot Ari] says. Little by little, the figure starts to become visible in our lights but we do not know what it is. As soon as I hear him say, “This is incredible!” I know that this sighting is an exceptional one. A type of jellyfish, but with hard parts, like feet, that can turn and swim in all directions hypnotizes us. None of us have ever seen anything like it. We record it swimming for a half an hour thanks to the submarine’s true dance that Avi pilots to see this beautiful animal from every angle.

The most detailed account of what lives in this area is from 1875, and Enric hopes that cataloguing what lives in the area—including rare or unknown species like this jellyfish—will help Chilean scientists and conservation workers.

Read more of his account and see other posts from the expedition at National Geographic.

via oceanportal

ayustar:

The Blue Oceans Wonder by SmokinToast on Flickr.

ayustar:

cynthesis:

Underwater there is amazing life, like this jellyfish with dozens of silver little fish among its long tentacles. 
via cynthesis

cynthesis:

Underwater there is amazing life, like this jellyfish with dozens of silver little fish among its long tentacles. 

via cynthesis

loveforearth:

“Jellyfish VI” by William Roberts

loveforearth:

“Jellyfish VI” by William Roberts

Aug 8
fyeah-seacreatures:

Jellyfish. (King of Foxes)
Osaka Aquarium.

fyeah-seacreatures:

Jellyfish. (King of Foxes)

Osaka Aquarium.

Aug 6
fyeah-seacreatures:

Purple Striped Jelly. (foljs)

fyeah-seacreatures:

Purple Striped Jelly. (foljs)

Jul 7
theanimalblog:

by John K. Goodman

theanimalblog:

by John K. Goodman

Jul 1
theoceaniswonderful:

Pacific Sea Nettles by crsewell

theoceaniswonderful:

Pacific Sea Nettles by crsewell