phyllosoma larva of spiny lobster (Palinuridae), riding on a mauve stinger jellyfish or purple stinger sea jelly, Pelagia noctilua, and gaining protection from the stinging tentacles of the sea jelly, photographed at night in surface waters of deep ocean off Kona Coast, Big Island, Hawaii, USA, Pacific Ocean


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Image ID: 0287068-SKO-X.jpg

Phyllosoma Lava of Spiny Lobster on Mauve Stinger Jellyfish | Pelagia noctilua

phyllosoma larva of spiny lobster (Palinuridae), riding on a mauve stinger jellyfish or purple stinger sea jelly, Pelagia noctilua, and gaining protection from the stinging tentacles of the sea jelly, photographed at night in surface waters of deep ocean off Kona Coast, Big Island, Hawaii, USA, Pacific Ocean
Credit to: Blue Planet Archive / Steven Kovacs

Image dimensions: 3896x5400

URL for this image: https://pictures.blueplanetarchive.com/image/I0000V0UXRZbwjwE