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MOON

JELLYFISH

Latin name: Amelia Aurita

Phylum: Cnidaria

Class: Scyphozoa

Size: Adult, they usually have an umbrella of 25 cm diameter but can grow up to 40cm diameter.

Color: Transparent. Glows white under UV light.

Living location:  Northern Europe, Northern America (Atlantic Coast)

Rarity: Very common

Specificity: Short tentacles

Venom:  Light

 

Description: Aurelia Aurita is the most common jellyfish in Europe. It serves as food for sea turtles. Sea turtles often think plastic garbage floating in the water are Aurelia Aurita and eat the trash by mistake, leading to death by intestine obstruction.

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997-0035 Yamagata Prefecture,

Tsuruoka City
Babacho 9-25

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