The amazing jelly fish
Moon Jelly's are Jelly Fish. Their scientific name is Aurelia Aurita.
Moon Jelly are violet, reddish, pinkish or yellowish. They are 25-40cm in size. They have a bell, tentacles and a mouth with arms.
The moon jellyfish is one of the most widespread of all jellyfish and can be found in coastal waters in almost every part of the ocean except for very cold waters.
They live in the purple areas of the map below.
They live near the surface of the water, mainly in coastal areas.
Leatherback Sea Turtle
Planula Larva --> Polyp --> Budding Polyp --> Ephyra --> Medusa
Food Chain / Web
Sun is absorbed by Plankton, that is stung and eaten by a Moon Jelly, that is eaten by a Leatherback Sea Turtle, that is chomped up by the Shark
They live less than one year
When they dont have enough food for a while, they shrink
How do they swim?
Moon Jelly flap their bell to move ... see this video