Moon Jellyfish

Scientific name: Aurelia aurita

Common name: Moon Jelly

Species Codes for Trip Ticket Reporting:
Food and Bait Code: 367 - Jellyfish
Marine Life Code: 734 - Jellyfish, other *

License and Endorsements Required for Commercial Harvest:
SPL - Saltwater Products License

* These are unofficial designations, please see Florida Administrative Code Chapter 68B for specifics,

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A shrimp escapes predators by quickly pulling its abdomen in toward its carapace (body). This motion shoots it through the water backward.

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