The Anatomy of a Jellyfish

What is the anatomy of a Jellyfish? What is inside the body of a jellyfish?

Jellyfish have no brain, no heart, no blood, no bones, no excretory system, and no gills or lungs.

The Jellyfish is classified as a simple soft-bodied invertebrate (animal with no bones).

Moon Jellyfish

Moon Jellyfish

 

The Jellyfish body consists of 95% water.

It has nerve receptors in their bodies that enable them to detect smell, light, pressure, and touch.

 

 

Photographer: Martina Nicolls

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