Tuesday, 23 October 2012

Jellyfish taphonomy

Jellyfish taphonomy by hallucygenia
Jellyfish taphonomy, a photo by hallucygenia on Flickr.

This is the jellyfish as we found it on the beach - note that it's oriented with the flat side down, and the retreating tide has left it in a little hollow. You might expect that there would be some recognisable imprint in the sand underneath, perhaps showing the mouth.

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