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Cyanea capillata  (Lion's Mane Jellyfish)

Photo of Cyanea capillata by Les Leighton
© Les Leighton (Photo ID #8306)

Photographer's Submitted Details

Photo Location Quathiaski Cove, Quadra Island, BC Photographer Les Leighton
Habitat Ocean
Photo Date September 01, 2009 Upload Date October 12, 2009
Elevation (m)
UTM Zone # Latitude 50.0424995422363
UTM Easting Longitude -125.215599060059
UTM Northing Photo ID # 8306
Notes Under the Government wharf. Often abundant in coves and bays or stranded on the beach. People may have a severe rash or reaction to contact with the tentacles of this jelly. Even dead jellies pose a danger if touched.

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