Pacific Sea Nettle

(Chrysoara fuscescens)

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Jules Verne
IUCN Conservation Status
Least Concern (LC)


Open waters of the Pacific Ocean, ranging from Alaska to Japan and California to Canada.


Size: Up to 1 ft in diameter with arms reaching up to 15 feet

Weight: 22-110

Lifespan: 6 months – 1 year


Other jellies, zooplankton, snails, and larval fishes/eggs

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Pacific sea nettles have a distinctive golden-brown bell with reddish tentacles. They can typically grow up to 12 inches in diameter with four arms attached to their mouths and tentacles along the body capable of extending several feet.

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