Lion's Mane Jellyfish - Capable of attaining a bell diameter of 8.2 ft, these jellyfish can vary greatly in size. At 120 feet in length, the largest known specimen was longer than a blue whale and is considered one of the longest known animals in the world.
.~Lion's Mane Jellyfish (Cyanea capillata) – the largest known species of jellyfish. The largest recorded specimen found, washed up on the shore of Massachusetts Bay in 1870, had a bell (body) with a diameter of 7 feet 6 inches (2.29 m) and tentacles 120 feet (37 m) long~. @adeleburgess
Lion's Mane Jellyfish is the largest known species of jellyfish and lives in the waters of the Arctic, the northern Atlantic and the northern Pacific Oceans. The largest recorded specimen was found in 1870 with a body of 2.29m and tentacles 37m long. Via en.wikipedia.org #Lions_Mane_Jellyfish #Marine_Biology #Wikipedia