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Title Date of sighting reporter Image Lat / Lng Description Type of organism Other type
Velella stranding in… katiethomas 45.990 / -123.930

Many (probably millions) of Velella velella seen washed u

Velella Velella
Massive Mushroom cap… mobile_jellywatcher 34.710 / -76.670

Diameter in excess of 30cm

Jellyfish Mushroom cap jelly
Velella in Bodega Bay,… jsones Alt text 38.320 / -123.070

Thousands of tiny By-the-wind Sailors (Velella velella) w

Velella Velella
Lions Mane Jellyfish mobile_jellywatcher Alt text 37.540 / -76.500 Jellyfish
Velella mass stranding… Jellywatcher 52.580 / -9.610

Mass sighting of vellela on beach, had lost their blue co

Velella Vellela
Many man o war washed up… Jellywatcher Alt text 29.200 / -88.070 Jellyfish
Portuguese Man o War Jellywatcher Alt text 29.130 / -95.060

We saw six total in under 10 minutes on Galveston beach a

Man o war
Blue sail jellyfish Jellywatcher 27.340 / -145.200 Velella Blue sail jellyfish washed up
By-the-wind Sailor Beachgurl322 26.960 / -80.080

Nor'easter found only one of these guys he was about an 1

Velella By-the-wind Sailor
Mushroom cap jelly mobile_jellywatcher Alt text 34.710 / -76.640 Jellyfish Mushroom cap jelly
Man of war Beachgurl322 Alt text 26.960 / -80.080

Nor'easter blowing since Friday.

Man o war
Blue Buttons Beachgurl322 Alt text 26.960 / -80.080

Rough seas, we have had a Nor'easter since Friday.

Velella Blue Buttons
Mnemiopsis at Yacht Club… Jellywatcher 34.210 / -77.800

A lot of comb jellies at a yacht club in Wilmington, NC.<

Jellyfish
Bondi Beach swarm Jellywatcher Alt text 33.890 / 151.280

Many types of Jelly fish and man o war covered the shorel

Jellyfish
Lions Mane mobile_jellywatcher Alt text 34.700 / -76.620 Jellyfish Lions mane
Ctenophores are back!!… Jellywatcher 37.050 / -76.290

Ctenophores are back aplenty in Salt Ponds.

Jellyfish
T. loriferum? Jellywatcher Alt text 8.740 / 167.740

Recent sightings for this jelly, T. loriferum.

Jellyfish
Pyrosomes rachelperp 36.600 / -121.890

Many dead pyrosomes again on Del Monte Beach.

Other tunicate
clear, firm, boxy jelly… Android Alt text 36.600 / -121.890 Jellyfish
ASP Playa Cucao mobile_jellywatcher -42.650 / -74.120 Red Tide ASP
Lions mane mobile_jellywatcher Alt text 34.710 / -76.650 Jellyfish Lions Mane
Massive Jellyfish… ethansprayer Alt text 32.550 / -80.300

In a 1 1/2 mile stretch that we walked on the beach, we e

Jellyfish
unknown pink and orange… Android 37.650 / -122.510 Other
Thysanostoma thysanura… rantje Alt text 0.410 / 123.150

Single jellyfish about 40 cm long actively swimming at su

Jellyfish
Ocyropsis ctenophore in… underwaterpat Alt text 36.610 / -121.890

Ocyropsis ctenophore in Monterey Bay

Other Ctenophore