The Moon Jellyfish, Just One of Alexander Semenov’s Amazing Marine Photos

Alexander Semenov, a Russian Marine biologist and underwater photographer has been capturing fascinating shots of marine animals for several years. He currently works as the Head of the Divers’ team at Moscow University’s White Sea Biological Station.

Moon Jellyfish (Aurelia Aurita)

Moon Jellyfish - Aurelia Aurita by Alexander Semenov

Semenov and his team are planning a three-year underwater adventure that will take them around the world to some yet unexplored and remote parts of the ocean where they will study a host of mysterious life-forms. More information on their mission can be found on the Aquatilis Expedition Site.

Team Aquatilis are also planning to produce their first film, starting in a couple of months’ time, the film will be looking at the beautiful marine life in the White Sea.

Lions Mane Jellyfish or the Hair Jelly (Cyanea Capillata)

Lions Mane Jellyfish (Cyanea Capillata) or the Hair Jelly

Aurelia limbata

Light Blue Large Jellyfish by Alexander Semenov

Lions Mane Jellyfish or the Hair Jelly (Cyanea Capillata)

Large Orange Jellyfish by Alexander Semenov

Aurelia limbata

Speeding Bullet Jellyfish by Alexander Semenov

Lions Mane Jellyfish or the Hair Jelly (Cyanea Capillata)

Yellow Pink & Blue Jellyfish by Alexander Semenov

Fried Egg Jellyfish (Phacellophora camtschatica)

White Angel Jellyfish by Alexander Semenov

Lions Mane Jellyfish or the Hair Jelly (Cyanea Capillata)

Yellow & Blue Jellyfish by Alexander Semenov

Lions Mane Jellyfish or the Hair Jelly (Cyanea Capillata)

Amazing Long Jellyfish by Alexander Semenov

Lions Mane Jellyfish or the Hair Jelly (Cyanea Capillata)

Long Pink Jellyfish by Alexander Semenov

Lions Mane Jellyfish or the Hair Jelly (Cyanea Capillata)

Pink Tails, Jellyfish by Alexander Semenov

Lions Mane Jellyfish or the Hair Jelly (Cyanea Capillata)

Large Pink Jellyfish by Alexander Semenov

Lions Mane Jellyfish or the Hair Jelly (Cyanea Capillata)

Blue, White & Orange Jellyfish by Alexander Semenov

Crystal Jelly (Aequorea Victoria)

Pretty White Jellyfish by Alexander Semenov

Lions Mane Jellyfish or the Hair Jelly (Cyanea Capillata)

Complex Looking  Jellyfish by Alexander Semenov

Fried Egg Jellyfish (Phacellophora camtschatica)

White Jellyfish with Thin Tentacles by Alexander Semenov

Cyanea eating another Cyanea

Blue, Pink and Orange Jellyfish by Alexander Semenov

The Naked Sea Butterfly or Sea Angel (Clione Limacina)

Tiny Jellyfish by Alexander Semenov

Leucothea pulchra

Helmet Jellyfish by Alexander Semenov

The Giant Lion’s Mane jellyfish starts its life as tiny Ephyra, only a few millimeters across

Pink and Blue Jellyfish by Alexander Semenov

Aurelia limbata

Odd Shape Jellyfish by Alexander Semenov

Moon Jellyfish (Aurelia Aurita)

Weird Jellyfish by Alexander Semenov

For more stunning Jellyfish and other marine life photographs, take a look at Alexander Semenov’s Flickr Photostream.

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