Image: Bluebottle - Alice Heelan

Bluebottle - Alice Heelan

An invasion of blue bottles on a beach will quickly clear the ocean of swimmers. This jelly fish wraps its prey in sticky tentacles, then poisons and paralyses it before eating it. Under the microscope, the tentacles look like a string of barbed hooks.

Photographer:
Alice Heelan
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© Alice Heelan

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