Monterey Bay Aquarium Moon Jellies

Round Moon Jelly Tank

Round Moon Jelly Tank

Moon Jellies

Moon Jellies

Behind the Scenes Tanks for Growing Jellyfish

Behind the Scenes Tanks for Growing Jellyfish

Moon jellies are on display at the Monterey Bay Aquarium. Since jellyfish are so sensitive and delicate, the aquarium had to design special round tanks to hold them. Water currents must be extra gentle, so the jellies don’t get trapped in the corners or at the bottom of the tank. Moon jellies went into orbit on the Space Shuttle Columbia in 1991 as part of a study on weightlessness.

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