Month: February 2013

Jellyfish video: Time to let go

I was watching these Chrysaora pacifica (Japanese sea nettle) strobilae pulse along in their little lab bowl, when all of a sudden one of the jelly babies popped off and swam away! These young jellies (termed ephyra) are connected to one another with the… Read More ›

The jellyfish are coming!

This very rare and wonderful picture from South West Norway shows polyps going through the process of strobilation (you can learn more about this process here). This photograph was taken on February 6th, 2013, which means that very soon there will young… Read More ›