Coeloplanid -  Purse Jelly

Coeloplanid -  Purse Jelly

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This image shows off the amazingly delicate but incredibly long tentacles of the Purse jelly.The Purse Jelly is a ctenophore which spends part of the time crawling around the lagoon bottom like a flatworm and the rest of the time drifiting free like a jellyfish with the other open water plankton. The picture below shows a pair mating.

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