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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 Name:Ben Fertig
Author Company:IAN, UMCES
Date Created:01/27/2011
Media Type:Photo
Dimensions:1600 x 1200 pixels
File Size:1.66 MB