Take a voyage out into the ocean and discover one of nature’s coolest underwater creatures. Some of which can easily grow to sizes that surpasses even the largest adult human males.
When it comes to Jellyfish, you might be surprised to know they are technically “plankton”. Which in Greek translates to drift or to wander.
Interestingly enough, Jellyfish don’t actually swim, instead they are more or less are the mercy of the ocean currents. It’s a good as to why you’ll find blooms at the center of two currents, or either washed up on the shore if there’s a breeze passing on through. Of course, it’s also how jellyfish gained the title of servants to the gods in Japanese mythology thanks to their reliance on the currents.
Yet, when it comes to the meaning behind these sea creatures the meaning extends quite a bit deeper. Take for example their delicate and docile appearance with a soft and gentle presentation. To an enemy they are seen as weak, but upon attack, millions of stinging cells, aka nematocysts, deliver an instant and regretful dose of pain inducing toxins.
Now, even though their anatomy has been developing far before the age of dinosaurs, it’s interesting to note most have no sense of vision. Instead, they use light and shadow detection to paint a picture of their surroundings. In terms of tattoos, some gentlemen interrupt this as seeing the light at the end of the tunnel. Life may be dark at times, but you must use what you are born with or given in order to succeed or survive.
Another peculiar aspect to certain jellyfish is their ability to both clone themselves and return back to the polyp stage in times of stress, making them near immortal. When injured, this ocean creature can create hundreds of offspring in the cloning process.
With that in mind, go ahead and explore these top 100 best jellyfish tattoo designs for men below. You’ll plenty of ink inspiration alongside a handful of creative masculine ideas.