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 Posted: Sun Apr 16th, 2006 03:56 pm
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merrilld wrote: Also, during the week of diving we saw 3 blue jellyfish, 4” in diameter (round/bell shaped/U shaped), no air sack, no visible tentacles (observed from the surface), swimming (pulsating) horizontally in mid-water (~2’ deep).  This was the first time I have ever seen this type of jellyfish in SC.  I’ve searched the web, but could not find them.  Anyone know what they are?

Last year around July there where thousands (no joke) of jellyfish floating in Algodones about 300 yards off the beach in 15-20' of water.  They were as you described, about 4-5" in diameter, solid ball shape, no visible tentacles, and purplish-blue color.  We saw a band of them probably a mile long.  Weird stuff.

There was a thread on here about them last year, but I can't find it.  I wonder if things get deleted after some amount of time.

Last edited on Sun Apr 16th, 2006 09:51 pm by JZ