Shiff arms jellyfish (Rhizostoma pulmo)

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    Medes, Spain. In some spots there were a couple of these. This picture was taken in front of the cave where hundreds of jellies were residing. Called Borm blau in the Catalan language.
    This is a non-stinging harmless jellyfish, that feeds on plankton. I was afraid of it at the time, but that is not neccessary with this species.

    Apparently this the most interesting picture on Flickr tagged with Scuba (click on little globe next to a tag and sort by "most interesting). I am flattered.
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    1. Caladriel 67 months ago | reply

      Fantastic shot!

    2. OldUncleMe 67 months ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Nikonos, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

    3. Carlos Estima 67 months ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Jeff Corwin - Animal Planet | Animals only | Animais somente, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

    4. JennyHuang 64 months ago | reply


      You are invited to post in FiNS Magazine Group
      Please add the tag FiNS to your photo

    5. JimC_1946 64 months ago | reply

      An awesome image, and perfect use of the sun to backlight the subject.

    6. doug.deep 64 months ago | reply

      Still a great shot, Arne. : )

    7. phrixus nyx 64 months ago | reply

      Fantastic photo - live the silhouette effect you got - well done!

    8. Ria Qorina Lubis 64 months ago | reply

      You captured very well here ! I also like the background.

    9. deco4macro 64 months ago | reply

      Awesome is an understatement. This shot is spectacular. The mothership is landing! So cool.
      Seen in FiNS Magazine Group

    10. sindhi 64 months ago | reply

      Thats a grate shot

    11. glxedwards 63 months ago | reply

      breath taking!

    12. gerb 62 months ago | reply

      This image is part of my personal Flickr Top Ten , I will be honoured if you post it to the group.

    13. coyrooster 58 months ago | reply

      Sputnik returns !!! Amazing how many Sputniks were born.

    14. peskynewt 58 months ago | reply

      photo to be proud of

    15. B@rnstormer 55 months ago | reply

      I saw some of these from the end of one of the wooden jetties off of Alcudia beach, Spain, last year. They're fairly large.

    16. davekpcv 40 months ago | reply

      That's an incredible shot - awesome!

    17. Mike_t_by_the_sea 28 months ago | reply

      great light rays, looks like a rocket heading for the sky

    18. igor.bartolucci 26 months ago | reply

      beautiful shot! the light seems to radiate from the same jellyfish!

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