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Jellyfish-Mysterious Creatures Of The Marine World

The Lions Mane Jellyfish -- largest jelly fish in the world... Found in the boreal waters of the Arctic


Lion's Mane Jellyfish is the largest known species of jellyfish and lives in the waters of the Arctic, the northern Atlantic and the northern Pacific Oceans. The largest recorded specimen was found in 1870 with a body of 2.29m and tentacles 37m long. Via #Lions_Mane_Jellyfish #Marine_Biology #Wikipedia


The Lion's mane jellyfish can grow to a size of more than two meters in diameter. They have a powerful sting and will reel in their prey with their sticky tentacles. The jellyfish are mainly feed on zooplankton, small fish, ctenophores, and the moon jelly.


Lion's Mane Jellyfish - Capable of attaining a bell diameter of 8.2 ft, these jellyfish can vary greatly in size. At 120 feet in length, the largest known specimen was longer than a blue whale and is considered one of the longest known animals in the world.


.~Lion's Mane Jellyfish (Cyanea capillata) – the largest known species of jellyfish. The largest recorded specimen found, washed up on the shore of Massachusetts Bay in 1870, had a bell (body) with a diameter of 7 feet 6 inches (2.29 m) and tentacles 120 feet (37 m) long~. @adeleburgess


Lion's Mane Jellyfish, largest jellyfish and animal in the world. Biggest one that was found was 7 ft in diameter and 120 feet in length! BUT it is not capable of killing a human.

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Lion's Mane Jellyfish. The largest jelly in the world, it can have a bell up to 8 feet across and tentacles 150 feet long, but ranges in sizes much smaller than this.