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NOAA Photo Library Image - expn3128

A beautiful hydromedusa in Washington Canyon. Hydromedusa have red-tinted stomachs to camouflage any bioluminescence exhibited by their prey. This hydromedusa has the diagnostic features of the S-shaped radial canals and gonads running along the inside of the bell.

Image ID: expn3128, Voyage To Inner Space - Exploring the Seas With NOAA Collect
Photo Date: 20140906T133930Z
Credit: NOAA OKEANOS EXPLORER Program; Our Deepwater Backyard: Exploring Atlantic Canyons and Seamounts 2014

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