NOAA, Ocean Explorer Porpita porpita has a small disc like body and floats freely in the water column. Related to the jellyfish, this species measures just one inch in diameter. Image courtesy of Islands in the Stream 2002 Exploration, NOAA-OE.
Darth Vader jellyfish or the Narcomedusae Found in the Arctic, this is a fairly new discovered species with 4 tentacles and 12 stomach pouches. It swims holding out its poisoned tentacles in front, better to ambush prey.
Some of the most attractive of New Zealand’s anemones are the jewel anemones (Corynactis australis). These ones have a pink body and transparent tentacles with bright pink tips. The creatures are usually found growing in dense colonies around the coast.