Fiji jellyfish

Date of Sighting: 05/20/2009
Description: A type of Alatina sp. of carybdeid (Looked like the Australian Alatina mordens, or Alatina moseri of Hawaii) was sighted at the back of the boat for a few nights in a row. They came in towards the lights of the back deck, probably about 25 per night that we saw.
Organism: Box Jelly
Quantity: 11 to 99
NID Test

Wow. Great sighting!

Submitted by jellywatch on Fri, 02/26/2010 - 15:05.

I agree, great sighting. Do you know of any other reports from the South Pacific?

Submitted by mnemiopsis on Thu, 03/04/2010 - 06:34.

I don't think that would be Alatina moseri. That looks like the size of Morbakka and the bodily features of Alatina. Did you keep any specimens?

Submitted by BernietheTortoise on Sun, 06/23/2013 - 05:17.