BIOLOGY: and jellyfish medusae are often free-swimming
GONIONEMUS CLINGING JELLYFISH: ahah swimming yess
BIOLOGY: u ok
GONIONEMUS: oh ya luv 2 swim 😂
GONIONEMUS: please don’t make me swim all i need is a little kelp look i can just chill here u won’t even notice please
Tucked between folds of a giant kelp blade, a Gonionemus medusa—or clinging jellyfish, barely a few millimeters wide—sits in ambush in the microcosmos of its algal amphitheater.
Thanks to local photographer and Aquarium volunteer Heather Reiff for the photo!