Bolinopsis - comb jelly -
Bolinopsis infundibulum

Scientific names: Even though there is little resemblance, Bolinopsis suggests a relationship to the medusae family, Bolina that the German naturist Carl Heinrich Mertens described in 1833. In Greek mythology, Bolina was a nymph who loved Apollon. He gave her immortality after she had fallen into the sea. The Greek word opsis means appearance, while the Latin infundibulum means funnel.

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