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Amphipod Inside A Lion's Mane Jellyfish
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Amphipod inside a lion's mane jellyfish. Close-up of a small crustacean (Hyperia galba, centre) inside the domed body of a lion's mane jellyfish (Cyanea capillata). Lion's mane are the largest known species of jellyfish. They can reach over 2 metres across with tentacles of around 30 metres long, containing millions of nematocysts (stinging cells). They range from Arctic waters to the coasts of Florida, USA, and Mexico.
May 1st, 2013
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