Possibly new jellyfish species discovered by NOAA

Main report: Beauty in motion: The jellyfish that's turning heads
(NOAA)
Other Reporting: LA Times, Nature World News, LiveScience
Scientific Paper:    
New Taxa: Crossota
Categories: Invertebrates | New Species
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This stunningly beautiful jellyfish was captured on film at a depth of approximately 3,700 meters by a remotely operated vehicle tethered to the NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer as the scientists explored the informally named “Enigma Seamount” near the Marianas Trench Marine National Monument.

 

 

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