Rare jellyfish on Ameland island


Ameland Cassiopea lunulata, photo by Petra de Jong

On 17 June 2016, Ms Petra de Jong found a dead jellyfish on the beach of Ameland island in the Netherlands.

It turned out to be a Cassiopea lunulata, a tropical species, very rare in the Netherlands.

In 2007, one had been found on the beach near Egmond aan Zee.

Parasitic animals on Ameland: here.

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