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14th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest The American Experience
Sea Nettle Anyone?

Of the four hours spent visiting the Monterey Bay Aquarium, I gladly gave up two watching the jellies. Not all jellies sting, but this sea nettle does as it trails it's long stinging tentacles and frilly mouth-arms. The tentacles paralyze the prey and it's then transported by the mouth-arms to the mouth cavity, where it is digested. Yum!

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2015
Date Uploaded: 07.2016
Photo Location: Monterey, California, United States of America
Camera: iPhone 6 Plus
Copyright: © Trevor Holland