Image: Rhizostome Jellyfish, Phyllorhiza punctata

Rhizostome Jellyfish, Phyllorhiza punctata

Rhizostome Jellyfish, Phyllorhiza punctata

Photographer:
Peter Parks
Rights:
© Image Quest 3-D

Notes

Rhizostome jellyfish have no tentacles. Instead they have clumps of 'oral-arms' with club-like appendages that hang down below. Instead of a single mouth, the oral-arms have many small mouth openings on them. The Jellyfish pumps water and the zooplankton it feeds on through these openings.

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