Jellyfish gone wild

| 14/12/2008

(ScienceDaily): Massive swarms of stinging jellyfish and jellyfish-like animals are transforming many world-class fisheries and tourist destinations into veritable jellytoriums that are intermittently jammed with pulsating, gelatinous creatures. Areas that are currently particularly hard-hit by these squishy animals include Hawaii, the Gulf of Mexico, the east coast of the U.S., the Bering Sea, the Mediterranean Sea, Australia, the Black Sea and other European seas, the Sea of Japan, the North Sea and Namibia. Go to article

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  1. Green Hornet says:

    Once you start to destroy the food web with a combination of everything from over-fishing to climate change and pollutants, then certain species will abound. Jellyfish are a classic case – obviously man-made conditions are just perfect for their uncontrollable growth.