Moon Jelly

Moon Jelly

Unlike most other marine creatures, and despite their stunning beauty and great variety, Moon Jellies are rarely given the attention they deserve. Now you can marvel at their graceful motion and ghost-like forms at SEA LIFE Aquarium.

Things to do

  • Become mesmerized by our Moon Jellies in the SEA LIFE Lab
  • Watch how they seem to change color in the light
  • Track their movement as they drift in our display's current

Scientific Name

Aurelia aurita

Home

Worldwide in Tropical and Temperate waters

Size

From 2-15 inches in diameter

Animal type

Invertebrates

Relatives

Portuguese man-of-war, hydromedusae, sea anemones and coral

Predators

Ocean sunfish, Sea turtles, shore birds, fish, and other jellies

Average life span in the wild

6 months

Conservation status

Not evaluated

Diet

Small plankton such as larval crabs, mollusks, fish eggs, and other jellies

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Opening Hours

Daily


Schools & Groups

(760) 918-5346

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