Female medusa. Lido Island at Genoa, Newport Beach, Orange County, CA. 1/26/2015. © Peter J. Bryant and Taylor Sais.

Hydrozoan: Medusa with four pairs of tentacles

Nemopsis sp.? specimens matched by DNA Barcode; BOLD Index Number ACO8735

The medusa has four unbranched oral tentacles and four marginal bulbs each bearing two tentacles. Vannucci and Rees, 1960

Hydrozoa: Bougainvilliidae

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Male medusa? Lido Island at Genoa, Newport Beach, Orange County, CA. 12/1/2014. © Peter J. Bryant and Taylor Sais.

Male medusa? (Same specimen at left) Lido Island at Genoa, Newport Beach, Orange County, CA. 12/1/2014. © Peter J. Bryant and Taylor Sais.

Male medusa? (same specimen above) Lido Island at Genoa, Newport Beach, Orange County, CA. 12/1/2014. © Peter J. Bryant and Taylor Sais.

Male medusa? Lido Island at Genoa, Newport Beach, Orange County, CA. 7/23/2014. © Peter J. Bryant and Taylor Sais.