Moon jellyfish

The moon jellyfish, also known as the common jellyfish (Aurelia labiata) can live in a wide range of temperatures, from -6º to 31º.

Where to find them?

This jellyfish species is found in the Temperate habitat of Oceanogràfic.

General aspects

The moon jellyfish usually lives in shallow waters, not exceeding 15 metres deep. It is a species which generally lives near coastal areas, in temperate and tropical waters around the world.
The large aggregations of Aurelia labiata are related with excess nutrients of anthropogenic origin.

Danger to humans

Very slight sting