Japanese sea nettle

The Japanese sea nettle (Chrysaora pacifica) is a species which can measure up to 3 metres from the bell to the end of its tentacles.

Where to find them?

You can discover them in one of the aquariums of the Temperate zone of Oceanogràfic.

General aspects

The Japanese sea nettle is generally distributed in the Pacific Ocean, Oregon and California. It usually lives at depths between 50 and 100 metres.
The polyps of this jellyfish were discovered accidentally in 2009 while a Japanese scientist was seeking new species of jellyfish.

Danger to humans