Lion’s Mane Jellyfish

Cyanea capillata
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Quick Facts

Scientific name Cyanea capillata
Other names Giant Jellyfish, Arctic Red Jellyfish, Hair Jelly
Size Up to 1 m (3.28 ft) across & 10 m (32 ft) tentacles
Weight Up to 90 kg (200 lb)


Habitat & AU Distribution Inhabits coastal and ocean waters on the surface
Depth Range 0 m (0 ft)
Lion's Mane Jellyfish Distribution