Pelagia noctiluca, mauve stinger, purplestripped jelly, photos, facts and physical characteristics


Pelagia noctiluca, mauve stinger, purplestripped jelly, photos, facts and physical characteristics

Pelagia noctiluca

Pelagia noctiluca Description

Its silver maple has eight tentacles. With small brownish patches distributed throughout the corps, corresponding to a conjuct of nematocists. Very urticating. Sometimes very abundant, mostly at summer.

Pelagia noctiluca Common Names

  • mauve stinger, purplestripped jelly

Pelagia noctiluca Taxonomic Structure

What type of species is Pelagia noctiluca? Below, you will find the taxonomic groups the Pelagia noctiluca species belongs to.

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Pelagia noctiluca, marine species closely related

Pelagia noctiluca, distinctive physical characteristics

How to identify Pelagia noctiluca marine species? Below, you will find the list of main identification criteria and physical characteristics of marine species Pelagia noctiluca. For each identification criteria, the corresponding physical characteristics of marine species Pelagia noctiluca are marked in green.

Pelagia noctiluca, geographic distribution

Where is Pelagia noctiluca found in the world? Below, you will find the list and a world map of the geographic distribution where the marine species Pelagia noctiluca can be found.

Pelagia noctiluca, underwater photographers

Which photographers have photos of Pelagia noctiluca species? Below, you will find the list of underwater photographers and their photos of the marine species Pelagia noctiluca.