Sea Gooseberry Sightings

Order: Cydippida Family: Pleurobrachiidae Genus: Pleurobrachia Species: Pleurobrachia pileus

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Common Name: Sea Gooseberry
Species: Pleurobrachia pileus
Record#: 3676
Date Sighted: 2014-06-01 #Seen: 4
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Sea Gooseberry in Halifax, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description: Halifax Arm, shallow waters. Among many other smaller jellyfish
Comment : Green light in pic from sunlight diffracting along the comb rows. Body about 3 cm long.


 
Common Name: Sea Gooseberry
Species: Pleurobrachia pileus
Record#: 2128
Date Sighted: 2013-05-08 #Seen: 50
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Sea Gooseberry in Bedford, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description: Bedford waterfront
Comment : Appeared to be bioluminescent even in the sunlight, might have been light reflected through the rows of cilia. Body about 2-4cm. Originally thought it was artic Comb Jelly but they are bigger, up to 10cm