Not as abundant this summer as in some years when it is super-abundant. Now here in low-mid abundance. Photo from MBL boathouse.
A type of jelly with weak to no stinging cells that's how I was able to hold it.
Comb jelly, about 1.5" long.
Ctenophora (/tɨˈnɒfərə/; singular ctenophore, /ˈtɛnəfɔr/ or /ˈtiːnəfɔr/; from the Greek κτείς kteis 'comb' and φέρω pherō 'carry'; commonly known as comb jellies) is a phylum of animals that live in marine waters worldwide. Their most distinctive feature is the "combs", groups of cilia they use for swimming, and they are the largest animals that swim by means of cilia – adults of various species range from a few millimeters to 1.5 m (4 ft 11 in) in size. Like...