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Christina Courcier with a jelly fish, aboard the USCGC Healy.

Holy Jellyfish!

This medusa was "captured" when it got tangled in equipment during an Arctic cruise. This jellyfish--which is the size of a human head, with tentacles six feet long--is a fairly common variety known as Cyanea sp. (Photo by Chris Linder, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution)


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