A common mediterranean jellyfish (Pelagia noctiluca) feasting on another mediterranean jellyfish (Neoturris pileata), rarely seen in shallow waters. This picture was taken during special event occurred on April 2019 in the Strait of Messina, when special conditions of weather, sea currents and moon phases brought close to surface a lot of pelagic subjects, including a few usually living very deep.


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Image ID: 0268388-VW-DSR

Jellyfish eating another jellyfish

A common mediterranean jellyfish (Pelagia noctiluca) feasting on another mediterranean jellyfish (Neoturris pileata), rarely seen in shallow waters. This picture was taken during special event occurred on April 2019 in the Strait of Messina, when special conditions of weather, sea currents and moon phases brought close to surface a lot of pelagic subjects, including a few usually living very deep.
Credit to: BluePlanetArchive / VWPics / David Salvatori

Image dimensions: 5000x3334

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