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-Found in deep water habitats like Monterey Canyon and the San Clemente Basin

-It is a type of Jelly fish

-It feeds on crustaceans and foraminiferans.

-The opaque red coloration of many deep-water jellies aids in masking the bioluminescent flashing of preys

-. Thousands of fine red tentacles (1000 to 2000) line the margin of the bell, which may be up to 4 cm diameter but is usually smaller.


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