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Velella velella washed ashore

A velella velella, type of jellyfish, washed ashore along Pacific Beach in Washington state. Unlike thousands of its species that had dried out from the sun and died, this one still had it's bright blue color and was still riding the waves.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 05.2015
Date Uploaded: 08.2015
Photo Location: Pacific Beach, Washington, United States of America
Camera: iPhone 6
Copyright: © Andrew Roberts