This is the rather rare Flower Hat Jellyfish (Olindias formosa). When it’s not using its long pink tipped tentacles, it will curl them upwards towards its pin-striped bell to sit and wait until some kind of prey comes along. This one is native to Brazil, Argentina, and off southern Japan. Flowers Hats, Flower Hats, Sea Creatures, Rare Flowers, Animal Sea Life Jelly, Jellyfish Olindia, Hats Jellyfish Jelly, Life Jelly Fish, Olindia Formosa
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Flower Hat Jelly Photograph by e-Photography/... It might be alluring, but a rare flower hat jelly’s lilac-tipped fringe can deliver a painful sting. Found off Brazil, Argentina, and southern Japan, the jelly’s tentacles can coil and uncoil and are used to capture small fish and other food.
Extreme diver Norbert Wu's Journey into the Antarctic underworld: Showing a medusa or jelly (Desmonema glaciale). It lives near the surface and the bell can reach over one meter in diameter. It is incredibly intricate and beautiful though.