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.

Species of Jellyfish | perseus

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 ...

Types of Jellyfish - Top 10 Most Beautiful Types of Jellyfish on ...

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 of jellyfish 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 »
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7 Most Deadliest, Most Poisonous Jellyfish in the World ...

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 ...

Jellyfish Photos -- National Geographic

See photos of jellyfish in this oceans photo gallery from National Geographic. ... Jellyfish are ubiquitous in the Earth's oceans. .... Marine Species Under Threat.

Jellyfish | Marine Biological Association of the UK

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 ...

Jellyfish Guide 2013 - med-jellyrisk

Other gelatinous. Invasive species. CARD 2. Rhizostoma pulmo. CARD 10. CARD 3. Aequorea forskalea. CARD 6. CARD 7. CARD 11. Carybdea marsupialis.

17 Most Beautiful Jellyfish Species on Earth - Odd Stuff Magazine

Nov 29, 2011 ... Jellyfish have several different morphologies that represent several different cnidarian classes including the Scyphozoa (over 200 species), ...

Popular Q&A
Q: How many species of jellyfishes are there?
A: Jellyfish are of the cnidarian phylum, of which about 2900 species are known. Read More »
Q: How many species of jellyfish are there?
A: There are many. At least five species inhabit coastal waters of the U.S., and many others are found around the world. Read More »
Q: What is the deadliest species of Jellyfish?
A: The Irukandji jellyfish in Australia is the world's deadliest species of Read More »
Q: What species of jellyfish are poisonous?
A: The box jellyfish, Tripedalia cystophora, a cubozoan, is a bizarre, highly poisonous predato... Read More »
Q: How many species of jellyfish are there?
A: The official count of the total number of species of true jellyfish is currently at about 200. This figure is rapidly increasing due to newly discovered ones. Read More »