Image of the Day

162 / 270

Natural Neon

Natural Neon

A ctenophore (pronounced teen-o-fore), or comb jelly, is a  transparent jelly-like animal often spherical or bell-shaped. When light strikes the eight rows of comb-like paddles used for movement, it is diffracted into colors like a rainbow.
(Photo by Laurence Madin, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution)


Image and Visual Licensing

Text, images, graphics and other material contained on this website are subject to copyright. For more information or to license material, please contact the WHOI Media Relations Office, or (508) 289-3340.

Explore Visual WHOI

Search multimedia database

License our Visuals