Sea nettles hunt by trailing tentacles and mouth-arms covered in stinging cells which paralyze and capture prey, moving them to the mouth where they can be digested. Photographed at the Monterey Bay Aquarium.

Sea nettles (Chrysaora fuscescens)

Sea nettles hunt by trailing tentacles and mouth-arms covered in stinging cells which paralyze and capture prey, moving them to the mouth where they can be digested. Photographed at the Monterey Bay Aquarium.

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Author(s)Ben Fertig
Author CompanyIntegration and Application Network
Date Created2011-01-27
AlbumFauna > Cnidaria
TypePhoto
Dimensions1600 x 1200
Filesize2 MB
Number of Downloads83
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Required AttributionBen Fertig, Integration and Application Network (ian.umces.edu/media-library)