Photo of the Day

October 17, 2016

A Floating Crown

Protea Banks, a reef off the eastern coast of South Africa, is home to incredible biodiversity—including this massive cephea jellyfish, spotted by Your Shot photographer Pier Mane. He calls it the “biggest jellyfish I’ve ever seen. Her purple head and yellow fuselage were simply amazing.” This photo was submitted to Your Shot, our photo community on Instagram. Follow us on Instagram at @natgeoyourshot or visit us at natgeo.com/yourshot for the latest submissions and news about the community.
Photograph by Pier Mane, National Geographic Your Shot

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