Ctenophore, Lobate, Keauhou Hawaii (Big Island)
Description and Comments
One individual seen 1 meter from surface at the entrance to Keauhou Bay. Ctenophore length 12cm, shape oblong, no pigmentation. Animal in good condition actively swimming. Depth of water below was 4 meters. Water visibility 10 meters, water temp. 84DF, Time 09.59AM. Large bloom of Oikopleura present.