LATIN NAME : Chrysaora fuscescens
FAMILY : Pelagiidae
PHYLUM : Cnidaria
CLASS : Scyphozoa
This large jellyfish displays golden tones. Every bit as spectacular as it is captivating, it inhabits the Pacific Ocean.
The brown jellyfish is a pelagic species, which means that it lives in the open water.
It is a carnivore and particularly voracious. Unlike other jellyfish which are microphagous, the brown jellyfish feeds on both zooplankton and pieces of fish and shrimp.
The bell of this jellyfish can reach a size of over 30 cm.