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Comb jelly
Image ID: 29522
Common Name: Comb jelly
Scientific Name: Pleurobrachia pileus
Location: Otago shelf, New Zealand
Description: This remarkable photo shows a comb jelly (Pleurobrachia pileus) that has ingested bright yellow pine tree pollen blown offshore. The sticky yellow particles indicate the gut, and have also adhered to the combs.
Keywords: Comb jelly, Pleurochachia pileus, sea gooseberry, predator, tentacles, New zealand, plankton, transparent, Ctenophora, Tentaculata, Cydippida, Pleurobranchiidae, yellow
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