25 Of The Rarest Deep Sea Creatures

#8 – Deepsea jelly fish

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Deepsea jellyfish can come in a variety of shapes, sizes, and colors. They are found in the deep seas of Australia. The one pictured above is called an alarm jellyfish, scientifically named the Atolla wyvillei, it can also be referred to as the Coronate medusa or Atolla jellyfish. It gets its name from the fact that when attacked, it starts to emit blue light in a circular motion around its body, much like an alarm. By doing so, it hopes to attract even larger predators to come “come to its aid”. Once the attacker is too busy trying to save its own life, the jellyfish will be free to swim to safety.

Written by Omer Eren

Originally from Turkey, Omer has dreams of travel, but his work and social life keeps him grounded. When he’s not browsing through National Geographic and the Discovery Channel online, he’s trying new recipes he’s coming across on the Food Network. Once he finds the time, he plans to make his first trip to Rome because Italian cuisine is his favorite.