Big Red Jellyfish

Scientific Name: Tiburonia granrojo

Characteristics

Height: 9 feet

Weight: Very chunky

Cool Body Part: Most jellyfish have tentacles, but these jellyfish have 4 to 7 arms!

Color: Dark red

Location: Deep sea

Food: Because they are chunky and use their arms to eat, scientists believe they eat smaller jellyfish!

Facts:

  1. They sting with wart-like stinging cells
  2. They were first discovered in 2003

Citations

"Real Monstrosities: Big Red Jellyfish." Real Monstrosities: Big Red Jellyfish. N.p., n.d. Web. 06 May 2015.

"Red Jellyfish." Jellyfish Facts. N.p., n.d. Web. 06 May 2015.

"MYSTERIES OF THE ANIMAL WORLD / NEW JELLYFISH." SFGATE. N.p., n.d. Web. 06 May 2015.