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. Carlos Estima 78 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!

    2. JennyHuang 75 months ago | reply

      beautiful.

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    3. JimC_1946 75 months ago | reply

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

    4. doug.deep 75 months ago | reply

      Still a great shot, Arne. : )

    5. phrixus nyx 75 months ago | reply

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

    6. Ria Qorina Lubis 75 months ago | reply

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

    7. deco4macro 75 months ago | reply

      Awesome is an understatement. This shot is spectacular. The mothership is landing! So cool.
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    8. sindhi 75 months ago | reply

      Thats a grate shot

    9. glxedwards 74 months ago | reply

      breath taking!

    10. gerb 73 months ago | reply

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

    11. coyrooster 69 months ago | reply

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

    12. peskynewt 69 months ago | reply

      photo to be proud of

    13. B@rnstormer 67 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.

    14. davekpcv 51 months ago | reply

      That's an incredible shot - awesome!

    15. Mike_t_by_the_sea 39 months ago | reply

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

    16. igor.bartolucci 37 months ago | reply

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

    17. moseleybee 7 months ago | reply

      Lovely! Used in a resource on classification of invertebrates in a science scheme, link and attribution included. Thanks for cc license.

    18. tomhauburn 7 months ago | reply

      Great shot!

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