Mauve stinger jellyfish

Mauve Stinger | All about Pelagia noctiluca

Went snorkeling in the Mediterranean and got stung by a jellyfish? There’s a good chance the culprit was Pelagia noctiluca, also known as the mauve stinger. Though pretty to look at, these pinkish-purple polka-dotted jellies unfortunately pack a pretty powerful (though rarely dangerous) sting. Keep reading to find out everything you need to know about …