Saturday, October 5, 2013

Moon Jellyfish 2013

As most people know taking a descent camera shot of a Moon Jellyfish in an aquarium is no easy matter, and although I like this shot, I am still not satisfied overall with this image of which I merged several shots into one to achieve. The end result was cool nonetheless, so I thought I would share on my blog.

Moon Jellyfish 2013 - Dennis Stewart

This type of jellyfish is often cultured around the world. Their sting is not powerful because they are planktivores. The flower-like pattern in the center of the disk is composed of the reproductive organs; reproduction is both sexually and asexually. This delicate invertebrate is known to survive for only a few months in the wild, but can live for years in an aquarium environment.

Source: http://www.dwazoo.com/aquarium-exhibit/3/?section=24