Compass Jellyfish

I’ve been very lucky with jellyfish this summer on Westray.

The jellyfish haven’t been quite so lucky.

Compass Jellyfish - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

This looks like a Compass Jellyfish Chrysaora hysoscella.

Jellyfish can move up and down but every other movement is determined by the tides. These Compass Jellyfish couldn’t steer themselves. That’s irony.

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