Sunday, 2 April 2017

VELELLA OR BY THE WIND -SAILOR FOUND ON DEVON BEACH .

Thousand,s of Blue Jellyfish like creature,s known as Velella a  or by common name By-The-Wind-Sailor,s .These fish have a stiff jelly -like oval disc with a distinct sail arising from middle ,suspended from the disc,s  is a large central feeding polp with mouth, numerous tentacles around the fringe with stinging cell,s to capture prey ,grow up to 10 cm long and normally live on the ocean flor preying on small plankton.This was at Woolacombe Beach,Devon.-read more about velella

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