What are some predators of the jellyfish?

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Some predators of the jellyfish include other jellyfish, sunfish, some sea turtles and humans. Occasionally birds and other fish will bite around the non-venomous inner tissue of the jellyfish, dodging the outer tentacles altogether.

Jellyfish have a limited number of predators, since their bodies are covered in stinging cells. Jellyfish also have little nutritional benefits for predators, since they are made up mainly of water. Still, the ocean sunfish feeds on jellyfish, and jellyfish is the main food for some species of sea turtles. Also, though jellyfish of the same species will not eat one another, they will eat jellyfish from other species.

In some parts of the world, jellyfish are considered a delicacy, and are sold in restaurants as such. This puts humans on their list of predators as well.

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Large Sunfish eat them but also the occasional crab, spadefish, or loggerhead turtle. They are a popular dish in China. Of course those poor contestants on Survivor and Fear Factor
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Small fish that they paralyze with neurotoxins from nematocysts (stinging cells) in their tentacles.
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One of jellyfish's biggest predators is other jellyfish. They don't eat jellyfish of the same species, but there exists a food chain in which different species feed on each other.
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Jellyfish feed on dead preys: small fish, eggs, and other invertebrates that become caught
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