Pelagia noctiluca  (Forsk√•l, 1775)
Main synonym = Pelagia perla    (Slabber, 1781)
Taxonomical Classification:  Animalia / Cnidaria / Scyphozoa / Semaestomae / Pelagiidae
Common Jellyfish     Pelaġja
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One of the species that do not have a polypoid phase. Very abundant in some years, tending to collect in large numbers in bays - a natural phenomenon which occurs from time to time in the Mediterranean.

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