A leatherback turtle (Dermochelys coriaceaeating) eating thimble jellyfish (Linuche unguiculata) This is a great video accompanying a nice paper on turtles and jellies [here]. Leatherbacks are obligate predators of jellies. Despite… Read more “video: a giant among the jellies, leatherback turtle in jellyfish soup”
A big thanks to @InvertebratesDC on Twitter for sharing this video. This is a beautiful and educational video by Alvaro Migotto on the jellyfish Olindias sambaquiensis.
Jellies consume prey with long “oral arms”, which are frilly projections extending form the mouth. These arms are covered with stinging cells and wrap around and… Read more “Video: the creeping, crawling jellyfish mouth”
Beautiful video of the life and death of a jellyfish. Wonderfully done by Henry Kaiser and Rob Robbins. The species is Desmonema glaciale. This genus occurs only in the colder… Read more “Under Antarctic Ice, the jellyfish roam”