Northeast Pacific Sea Nettle [Chrysaora fuscescens]

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Northeast Pacific sea nettle [Chrysaora fuscescens]
Size: Up to 30 inches in diameter with mouth arms trailing up to 16 feet.
Habitat: Coastal waters of the northeast Pacific Ocean and Bering Sea.
Fun Fact: These distinctive golden-brown jellies swim against ocean currents with their oral arms and tentacles extended to capture planktonic prey floating by, including crustaceans, snails, fish eggs and larvae, and other species of jellies.

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