Pink Jellyfish (Rhizostoma luteum)

Species Information

  • Harmful to humans: No
  • Distribution: Strait of Gibraltar, off the coasts of southern Portugal, the west coast of Africa, from the Gulf of Cadiz and the Alboran Sea
  • Maximum Bell Size: 60cm (24 inch)
  • Life Span: 1-2 years
  • Feeding: Microzooplankton
  • Temperature: 22-26°C (71 – 79°F)
  • Photosynthetic: No
  • Care level: Difficult