Vortex rings propel: moon jellyfish
Moon jellyfish move efficiently through water by creating complex vortex rings in the wake of their motion.
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Aurelia aurita (Linnaeus, 1758)
Some organism data provided by: URMO: UNESCO-IOC Register of Marine Organisms
Organism/taxonomy data provided by:
Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: 2008 Annual Checklist
Application Ideas: Energy technologies that could harness wind and wave power. Underwater transportation. Medical technologies administered through the blood stream.
Industrial Sector(s) interested in this strategy: Transportation, Medical, Energy
Caltech (California Institute of Technology)