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Red-eye Medusa
Polyorchis penicillatus


Carmel, CA, USA




The red-eye medusa is a tiny jelly named for the ruddy eye shadow it wears around its eyespots. While it can't see as clearly as we can, these ocelli allow it to pick up on light and orient itself accordingly.

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