Nomura’s Jellyfish Threatening Japanese Fishing Industry

Written by on November 19, 2009 in Jellyfish, Marine Life

Celia-Inés Ammann

Nomura's Jellyfish - Credit: Kenpei

Nomura’s Jellyfish – Credit: Kenpei

Ap Environmental Writer Michael Casey reports that scientists believe climate change and its oceans warming are to be blamed for jellyfish overpopulation, expanding their ranges and appearing earlier in the year.  In Japan’s waters the Nomura seems to be taking over the ocean and are forcing fishermen to stop fishing.

Read the full article at Yahoo! News.

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About the Author: Celia is Director of Business Operations for OceanLines LLC and is a frequent contributor to both OceanLines and Marine Science Today. She is a certified diver and her favorite topic is marine biology, especially stories about whales. .


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