Stranded 3 – Scourge of the Surf-line

Moon Jellies often wash up on sandy beaches on the West Coast of Vancouver Island. Often when jellyfish are washed up on the shore at Long Beach they don’t last long. At first glance this stranded Moon Jelly (Aurelia labiata) appears to be forgotten. Water-line Isopods (Cirolana kincaidi) are active scavengers along the surf-line. A closer look reveals that some of …