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”
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Jelly babies go to space, say it was “meh, kinda sucky”
(This post first appeared at deepseanews.com) Why send jellies to space? Well, because it’s awesome (true for anything in space), but mostly because of little crystals jellies keep… Read more “Jelly babies go to space, say it was “meh, kinda sucky””
Where do jellyfish lay their eggs?
Everywhere. When you go to the beach, you’re not swimming in ocean water, your swimming in ocean water plus the sperm and eggs of millions of sea… Read more “Where do jellyfish lay their eggs?”
Are jellyfish immortal?
The editor of deepseanews.com was kind enough to invite me to write a post for them. This post appears on their site at: http://deepseanews.com/2013/07/are-jellyfish-immortal/ and is reblogged… Read more “Are jellyfish immortal?”
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”
Myths and facts about jellyfish stings
The famous line uttered by Joe from Friends echoes down through jelly lore: But is that really all it takes? Does urine really help with a jellyfish sting? From… Read more “Myths and facts about jellyfish stings”
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?”
Where do jellyfish come from?
In some ways, jellies are a lot like people– they grow from fragile embryos to mature adults, and most species require a male and female to reproduce–… Read more “Where do jellyfish come from?”