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Jellyfish Rule!

Credit: NOAA/Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute
This giant red-hued jellyfish called Tiburonia granrojo was described by American and Japanese researchers in 2003. It grows up to 3.3 feet (1 meter) in…Read More »





diameter and lives at depths of 2,000 to 4,800 feet (650 to 1500 meters) in the ocean. First seen during submarine dives in 1993, the jellyfish is distinct in that it uses four to seven fleshy arms to capture food, rather than fine tentacles like other jellyfish.   Less «
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