Midwater Jellyfish

Preview A fringe of tentacles surrounds the bell of this jellyfish (Halicreas minimum).
(Marsh Youngbluth/MAR-ECO, Census of Marine Life)

A fringe of short tentacles surrounds the flattened bell of this tiny, transparent jellyfish (Halicreas minimum), which can be found at depths up to 984 feet (300 meters). But it would be hard to spot: the bell grows up to just 4 centimeters (2 inches) across! See more deep ocean diversity and explore more about jellyfish biodiversity