Distribution & Habitat
The moon jelly is present in lower Chesapeake Bay during the summer months.
The sting is very mild or unnoticed.
Size & Shape
The disc-shaped bell can grow to the size of a dinner plate. The tentacles are fine and make a short fringe that is not much longer than the bell is thick. The central gonads (in the shape of a 4-leafed clover) are prominent.
Both the swimming bell and tentacles are clear to whitish.