Red-Eye Medusa (Jellyfish)

It’s a tiny jellyfish ringed with red. The Red-Eye Medusa spends most of its time in dark waters near the ocean floor, yet we were lucky enough to see these jellies swimming near the surface of a calm, protected nook in Harlequin Bay on Hurst Island in God’s Pocket Marine Provincial Park this week. TheContinue reading “Red-Eye Medusa (Jellyfish)”

Jellyfish, over easy

An unexpected sight while paddling in the Nanaimo Harbour last week: dozens of Fried Egg Jellyfish lazing just below the surface of the waters in Newcastle Channel.  These distinctive jellyfish come by their name honestly: each one looks like an egg that’s been cracked into the water – from the bright yellow “yolk” at theContinue reading “Jellyfish, over easy”