Jellyfish Species Index

 

Types of Jellyfish- Species

 

There are more than 1,500 different Jellyfish species that have been identified. Experts believe that there are still plenty of unknown species that live deeper down on the ocean waters.

 

Aequorea VictoriaSpotted Jellyfish

The Aequorea Victoria Jellyfish is also referred to as the Crystal Jelly.

Box Jellyfish

The Box Jellyfish is also known as the Sea Wasp or the Marine Stinger. It is one of the most dangerous of all species of Jellyfish in the world.

Lion’s Mane Jellyfish

The Lion’s Man Jellyfish is the largest of all Jellyfish. They can be more than 120 feet long.

Moon Jellyfish

The Moon Jellyfish offers several subspecies. It is really impossible though to tell them apart without taking samples of their DNA.

Pacific Sea Nettle or West Coast Sea Nettle

They often have riders on their bodies. They offer a place for small living organisms to be able to move around.