A Jellyfish Wedding Occurs Every Summer In Alaska

Behold! A rare purple moon jellyfish. She's surrounded by thousands of white males. Spotting her in this jellyfish forest is like finding a needle in a haystack. Divers recorded this rare sight in Valdez, Alaska at Port Fidalgo Fjord. Each summer, thousands of jellyfish migrate here to mate. The event is known by some as the "Jellyfish Wedding." But with only one bride, it's more of a free for all. The female collects free-floating sperm in the water and uses it to fertilize her eggs, which she releases into the water. She must watch out for the yellow Lion Mane jellyfish. This predator has toxic tentacles and one touch could prove fatal. Lucky for her, there's protection in numbers.

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