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''Rhizostoma pulmo'', commonly known as the barrel jellyfish, the dustbin-lid jellyfish or the frilly-mouthed jellyfish, is a scyphomedusa in the family Rhizostomatidae. It is found in the northeast Atlantic, and in the Adriatic, Mediterranean Sea, Black Sea and Sea of Azov. It is also known from the southern Atlantic off the western South African coast and into False Bay.

It is common in the Irish Sea. It typically is up to 40 cm in diameter, but can exceptionally reach 90 cm , making.. more

Similar species: Rhizostomeae
Species identified by Jivko Nakev
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By Jivko Nakev

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Uploaded Nov 18, 2018. Captured Nov 11, 2018 14:55 in 8201, Bulgaria.
  • Canon EOS 7D Mark II
  • f/4.0
  • 1/1600s
  • ISO1250
  • 200mm