Image ID:29522
Common Name:Comb jelly
Scientific Name:Pleurobrachia pileus
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.
Location:Otago shelf, New Zealand
Keywords:Comb jelly, Pleurochachia pileus, sea gooseberry, predator, tentacles, New zealand, plankton, transparent, Ctenophora, Tentaculata, Cydippida, Pleurobranchiidae, yellow