Mauve stingers jellies can appear on coast by the thousands, literally overnight. This may come as no surprise to salmon farms off Ireland, or tourists in France and Spain. But where do these mauve stingers… Read more “The exceptional life of the mauve stinger jelly Pelagia noctiluca”
Jellypocalyps: Interview with Fox News
Yay! My writings on the jelly shredders were picked up, and I got a call from Fox asking for an interview. Did you know that any time you… Read more “Jellypocalyps: Interview with Fox News”
Jelly killing machine tested in Korea
Scientists in South Korea have developed autonomous robots designed to kill jellies by the thousands. These floating ocean drones are given the GPS coordinates of a jelly… Read more “Jelly killing machine tested in Korea”
Biology of the Black Jelly (Chrysaora achlyos)
The west coast of North America is home to one of the most mysterious stinging nettles known, the black jelly, Chrysaora achlyos. Adults are huge, a deep dark… Read more “Biology of the Black Jelly (Chrysaora achlyos)”
The Muave stinger (Pelagia noctiluca) has arrived in Ireland!
As of 2:00 PM EST the mauve stinger jelly Pelagia noctiluca is washing ashore by the thousands on Ferriters Cove, Ireland, according to the Facebook group The Big Jellyfish… Read more “The Muave stinger (Pelagia noctiluca) has arrived in Ireland!”
Are jellyfish on the rise? Not in Sweden
I love jellies, and it breaks my heart that so many people assume the world is now a beautiful place for jellies to live, because in many… Read more “Are jellyfish on the rise? Not in Sweden”
Using jellyfish to grow rice
I get email alerts whenever anyone mentions jellyfish in a research article, and most of the time these alerts do not result in days of emotional confusion. But for almost two… Read more “Using jellyfish to grow rice”
What does jellyfish taste like?
The first time I saw jellyfish on a menu I thought it was slang for something else. Like dragon noodles. Clearly you are not ordering noodles made out… Read more “What does jellyfish taste like?”