Image: Feathers of the Gods: Deadly Syndrome

Feathers of the Gods: Deadly Syndrome

Fire Jelly
Collected in 1974 from Sydney’s Botany Bay, this jellyfish was recorded with the statement ‘produced severe sting’. In 2008 Dr Lisa Gershwin described it as a new species, Morbakka fenneri. The species has been associated with the potentially fatal Irukandji syndrome...read more.

Photographer:
Stuart Humphreys
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