Tag: Gelatinous Zooplankton

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Box Jellyfish (Cnidaria)

The species shown in this photograph belongs within the Carybdeidae family which is distinguished by the presence of four retractable tentacles, with one attached to a muscular base at each corner of the body.

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Salps (Salpidae)

A close-up of a single Salp showing its primitive internal organs.

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Salps (Salpidae)

A typical "chain" of Salps which can be found locally in vast numbers at certain times of year.