Identify this tropical saltwater marine invertebrate! :)
Posted in the Marine Biology Forum
#1 Jul 4, 2010
My girlfriend and I were snorkeling inside the moat at Fort Jefferson near Key West in Florida, on Garden Key. We saw a little critter that we couldn't identify. Some help? Thanks!
It's in the middle on the bottom.
#2 Oct 19, 2010
The pic is not very clear, and the whole animal cannot be seen. But it looks like an holothurian of the genus Euapta or some related taxon. Maybe Euapta lappa.
Hope this was useful!
#3 May 15, 2011
Definitely an upside down jellyfish. Do a Google search and you'll recognize it. Very common in the Caribbean.
Add your comments below
|Help! What is this bone?||Jun 20||gabistapel||1|
|help wanted!||Apr '16||MPS237||3|
|What is this tooth/tusk?||Apr '16||atooth||1|
|Limpets and drag and lift||Apr '16||HeyHey||1|
|What is this creature?||Mar '16||captaincack||1|
|Strange fish mouth found. Please help identify.||Mar '16||Anonymous||1|
|What is this thing I found?||Jan '16||Shi||1|
Find what you want!
Search Marine Biology Forum Now
Copyright © 2016 Topix LLC