''Aurelia aurita'' is a widely studied species of the genus ''Aurelia''. All species in the genus are closely related, and it is difficult to identify ''Aurelia'' medusae without genetic sampling; most of what follows applies equally to all species of the genus.
Specie identified by fchristant
The medusa is translucent, usually about 25–40 cm in diameter, and can be recognized by its four horseshoe-shaped gonads, easily seen through the top of the bell. It feeds by collecting medusae, plankton and mollusks with.. more