Lion's Mane Jellyfish
(Cyanea capillata)

image of a Lion's Mane Jellyfish

Image ID: 116-01

Other shots:  image of a Lion's Mane Jellyfish
Comments : Sea Blubber Jellyfish are one of the largest jellyfish species in Puget Sound. They do have stinging tentacles, and can grow as long as seven feet long. This one is caught on a Plumose Anemone. After taking this picture, I freed it from it's snag.
Common name : Lion's Mane Jellyfish
Scientific Name : Cyanea capillata
Location Found : KVI Tower Reef, Central Puget Sound
Actual Size : 14 inches
Camera Used : Sea & Sea MMII EX 35mm lens
Natural History :