Nomura's Jellyfish

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Nomura’s Jellyfish is a very large jellyfish, the largest cnidarian in the world. It is edible but not considered high quality. The diameter when fully grown is slightly greater than the height of an average man.Nomura’s Jellyfish reside primarily in the waters between China and Japan. (Photo : Lucia Terui)


Fast Facts

  • Baby Nomura’s jellyfish change from the size of a grain of rice to the size of a washing machine in six months or less.
  • Jellyfish are 95% water.
  • Jellyfish aren’t actually fish, they’re invertebrates—animals without backbones.