The box jellyfish lives in the eastern Indian Ocean and the southwestern Pacific Ocean. The Australian box jellyfish lives off the northern coast of Australia.Know More
Box jellyfish are most abundant off the northern coast of Australia between November and April. Some beaches remain closed during these times for the safety of the public, according to Oceana.org.
The sting of an Australian box jellyfish can be lethal to humans. It is considered to be the most venomous marine animal, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association. Symptoms of a box jellyfish sting include paralysis, heart attacks and loss of consciousness. In some cases, people drown due to losing consciousness immediately after being stung.Learn more about Marine Life
Narwhals live in the Arctic Ocean in the areas near Russia and the Atlantic Ocean. They have been found as far east as eastern Russia and as far south as Greenland.Full Answer >
The natural habitat of the piranha is limited to fast-flowing freshwater rivers and streams. Native to the jungles of the Amazon Basin, Pygocentrus nattereri has been spotted in nearly every South American country.Full Answer >
Killer whales prefer cold ocean waters, but they live in oceans throughout the world. The Pacific Northwest and higher Southern Ocean latitudes are the areas most populated with killer whales, according to Sea World. Shallow waters along coasts are common locations for the whales when feeding.Full Answer >
Box jellyfish eat shrimp, fish and worms by using their tentacles to sting prey and then pulling the prey into their mouths. Many species of jellyfish eat their prey in this manner.Full Answer >