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Cyanea lamarckii

PĂ©ron & Lesueur, 1810


Ron Adley Cyanea lamarckii...Although the sting is deadly to its prey the jellyfish, which is normally seen in the waters around Scotland, is not a danger to humans although some people do react more strongly....Belying its name, the Blue Jellyfish is sometimes pure white!

Message posted on Scubashooters.net on 20 Jun 2013
Cynthia D. Trowbridge Is this Cyanea lamarckii? Sorry for photo quality (early evening, pouring rain, etc.). Looks like this species, based on http://www.glaucus.org.uk/Jelly.htm Many individuals in below the tidal rapids at Lough Hyne today (Co. Cork, Ireland).

David Fenwick Snr Certainly looks like it Cynthia, they turn up here on the south coast of Cornwall round about this time of year too and about a similar size.

Cynthia D. Trowbridge gorgeous

David Fenwick Snr We had pieces of C. lamarckii wash in at St. Ives, Cornwall, earlier this week.

Message posted on NE Atlantic Cnidaria on 15 Jun 2012
Ron Adley Cyanea lamarckii...Although the sting is deadly to its prey the jellyfish, which is normally seen in the waters around Scotland, is not a danger to humans although some people do react more strongly....Belying its name, the Blue Jellyfish is sometimes pure white!

Message posted on Wetpixel Underwater Photography on 20 Jun 2013
Steven Barnard One of many Cyanea lamarckii while seasearching in Treaddur !

Message posted on Seasearch North Wales on 06 Jun 2011
Stacey Sewell "Blue Jellyfish - Cyanea lamarckii - (yes its very blue and a jellyfish so thats what they called it!) in the cove waters this week. Verified by the MCS, this beautiful creature gives a mild sting but has the most amazing indigo colour! Once again Portheras Cove is visited by amazing wildlife :-)"

Andy Horton Cyanea lamarcki. No common name: Norwegians call it Blue Jellyfish, or Bluefire http://www.glaucus.org.uk/Jelly.htm

Paul Freeman Is this the same flavour? https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=237517910351&set=a.13863385351.68153.712350351&type=3&theater

Andy Horton

Rebecca Helm ooh! What a beautify! Cyanea lamarckii?

Message posted on NE Atlantic Cnidaria on 12 Jun 2013
Taxonomy
Animalia (Kingdom)
  Cnidaria (Phylum)
    Scyphozoa (Class)
      Discomedusae (Subclass)
        Semaeostomeae (Order)
          Cyaneidae (Family)
            Cyanea (Genus)
              Cyanea lamarckii (Species)
Associated Species