Huge purple striped jelly spotted off the California coast

The Monterey Bay Aquarium reports on their Facebook page that they’ve found a huge purple striped jelly (Chrysaora colorata), saying:

Wow! Look what jellies aquarists Wyatt Patry and Laura Tocki-Toggenburger came across this week: the largest purple stripe jelly they’d ever seen intact–about one meter across.

Huge purple striped jelly roughly 1 meter (>3 feet) wide!

Huge purple striped jelly roughly 1 meter (>3 feet) wide!

And no doubt– it’s a monster! At over 3 feet wide, it’d be hard to miss this beautiful animal during a day at the beach:



Categories: Environment, Purple-striped jelly (Chrysaora colorata)

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