More in the series of sea creatures found at the Nagoya Aquarium, here are some of the jellyfish species found there. If you weren’t aware, jellyfish overpopulation is becoming a problem in the world’s oceans.
The captions refer to the organism pictured directly below.
Moon jellyfish. Aurelia aurita.
A hydrozoan jellyfish. Tima formosa.
A cnetophore. Bolinopsis mikado.
Spotted Jellyfish. Mastigias papua.
Upside down jellyfish. Cassiopea sp. These species are actually synthetic due to their endosymbiotic zooxanthellae, and can sting!