Scene in Edmonds: Beach jellyfish

Photographer Sharon O’Brien found this hacellophora camtschatica (commonly known as the fried-egg jellyfish or egg-yolk jellyfish), — measuring about 2 feet in diameter — nesting in the sand at low tide next to the Edmonds Fishing Pier early Saturday.
  1. “The primary prey of the Fried Egg Jellyfish is zooplankton and other jellyfish. These appendages are usually colored a deep purple and while stingers are present, the sting has very little effect on humans. Its sting is so mild that the tentacles sometimes provide shelter to small fish in the open ocean,” according to

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