Swimming Events Guide 2024

Water wildlife: Sea gooseberry

Susanne Masters introduces us to the sea gooseberry (Pleurobrachia pileus), an iridescent comb jelly that refracts light like a rainbow.

If rainbows were alive this is one of the creatures they would be. See-through sea gooseberries catching a beam of sunlight in water become outlined in a rainbow shimmer.

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