Moon Jelly

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The moon jelly is a very common jelly in our area.  You may see them in the water from a boat, dock or even in the shallow water near shore or washed up on the beach.

Look for a clear “bell” that the moon jelly uses like an umbrella to keep it near the surface of the water.

Notice a distinctive 4 loop pattern near the center.  These are the reproductive structures.

 

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