Image: Rhizostome Jellyfish, Phyllorhiza punctata
Rhizostome Jellyfish, Phyllorhiza punctata
- Peter Parks
- © Image Quest 3-D
Rhizostome jellyfish have no tentacles. Instead they have clumps of 'oral-arms' with club-like appendages that hang down below. Instead of a single mouth, the oral-arms have many small mouth openings on them. The Jellyfish pumps water and the zooplankton it feeds on through these openings.