Jellyfish

Jellyfish could be the key to fighting seafood fraud

Written by on November 2, 2016 in Jellyfish, Marine Life
Jellyfish could be the key to fighting seafood fraud

Researchers are working on efficient ways to test seafood in order to determine if it was labeled correctly.

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Stung by a jellyfish? Heat it.

Written by on May 6, 2016 in Jellyfish, Other News
Stung by a jellyfish? Heat it.

Public service announcement: don’t pee on that jellyfish sting.

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New Tag Makes It Easier to Study Jellyfish and Squid

Written by on October 7, 2015 in Invertebrates, Jellyfish, Marine Life
New Tag Makes It Easier to Study Jellyfish and Squid

In order to determine how changing ocean conditions are impacting soft-bodied animals like squid and jellyfish, researchers developed a brand new kind of tag.

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For Jellyfish, Symmetry is More Important than Regenerating Limbs

Written by on June 24, 2015 in Jellyfish, Marine Life
For Jellyfish, Symmetry is More Important than Regenerating Limbs

New research reveals that some jellyfish have a unique and previously unknown self-repair mechanism, called resymmetrization.

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10 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Jellyfish

Written by on May 4, 2015 in Jellyfish, Marine Life
10 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Jellyfish

There are between 1000 and 1500 known types of jellyfish in oceans all over the world, varying in size, shape, color and severity of sting.

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Fighting the Current: Jellyfish Swim to Stay Together

Written by on March 6, 2015 in Jellyfish, Marine Life
Fighting the Current: Jellyfish Swim to Stay Together

They might be eyeless, gelatinous creatures consisting of up to 98% water, but jellyfish seem to know where they’re going, according to a recent study.

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Dead Jellyfish Are Much More Important Than We Thought

Written by on October 22, 2014 in Jellyfish, Marine Life
Dead Jellyfish Are Much More Important Than We Thought

New research shows that, unlike previously thought, dead jellyfish play a big role in the deep-sea food chain.

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JeDI in the Ocean…Not Outerspace

Written by on June 2, 2014 in Jellyfish, Marine Life
JeDI in the Ocean…Not Outerspace

The world’s first jellyfish database is here.

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When It’s Too Dark to See, Make Your Own Light!

Written by on May 21, 2014 in Fish, Jellyfish, Marine Life
When It’s Too Dark to See, Make Your Own Light!

In the deep, dark ocean where no light can reach, many organisms make their own light. Check out this video to see how colorful the deep sea can get.

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New Findings May Help Scientists Prevent Jellyfish Blooms

Written by on January 23, 2014 in Jellyfish, Marine Life
New Findings May Help Scientists Prevent Jellyfish Blooms

Researchers have identified the trigger that causes moon jellyfish to transition from sessile polyps to free-floating jellyfish.

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