18th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Mobile
Blue Sailors

These By-the-wind sailors are correctly called Velella velella. They are free floating hydrozoans floating on the ocean surface and occasionally are washed ashore.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 04.2019
Date Uploaded: 11.2020
Photo Location: San Diego, California, United States of America
Camera: iPhone 6s
Copyright: © Mary Rose