Obelia

Obelia sp. (hydromedusa)

Location: 1 km off of the beach at Assateague, VA near the bottom in 10 depths (epibenthic sled). Summer 2005.Notes: These delicate, almost flat, hydromedusae are usually <1mm in diameter. The medusae of the many species of Obelia are indistinguishable.

Collected by: Bill Johnson, Goucher College