Female medusa. Off Newport Pier, Orange County, CA. 10/22/2014. © Peter J. Bryant and Taylor Sais.

Hydrozoan: Medusa with four pairs of tentacles

Nemopsis sp.? specimens matched by DNA Barcode; BOLD Index Number ACR4338

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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Off Newport Pier, Orange County, CA. 9/30/2014. © Peter J. Bryant and Taylor Sais.

Off Newport Pier, Orange County, CA. 4/6/2014. © Peter J. Bryant and Taylor Sais.

Off Newport Pier, Orange County, CA. 11/10/2014. © Peter J. Bryant and Taylor Sais.

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