There are about 200 species of "true jellyfish" and over 1,000 related species. This includes sea nettles, lion's manes and cannonball jellies.
Some species explicitly adapt to tidal flux. In Roscoe Bay, jellyfish ride the current
at ebb tide until they hit a gravel bar, and then descend below the current.
Most people think that all gelatinous,swimming marine animal encountered at the
sea are "jellyfish" and moreover that they all sting. But not all jellyfish are ...
With more than 350 different types of Jellyfish in the world, here we have listed
the Top 10 Most Beautiful Types of Jellyfish on Planet Earth with facts and ...
This deadly species
came to prominence in early 2002 when a 58-year-old British tourist, Richard Jordon, was stung while swimming near Hamilton Island, off the coast of Queensland, in January. The deadly Irukandji jellyfish
is a tiny killer and can be unno... More »
Apr 24, 2014 ... This is yet another stinging species that many swimmers assume to be lethal.
Like moon jellyfish, they are relatively docile and harmless ...
See photos of jellyfish in this oceans photo gallery from National Geographic. ...
Jellyfish are ubiquitous in the Earth's oceans. .... Marine Species Under Threat.
Go back to species page. True jellyfish (or scyphomedusae) belong to a group of
animals called 'cnidarians'. This group includes relatives such as corals and ...
Other gelatinous. Invasive species. CARD 2. Rhizostoma pulmo. CARD 10.
CARD 3. Aequorea forskalea. CARD 6. CARD 7. CARD 11. Carybdea
Nov 29, 2011 ... Jellyfish have several different morphologies that represent several different
cnidarian classes including the Scyphozoa (over 200 species), ...