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Jellyfish or jellies are softbodied, free-swimming aquatic animals with a gelatinous umbrella-shaped bell and trailing tentacles. The bell can pulsate to acquire propulsion and locomotion. The tentacles may be utilized to capture prey or defend against predators by .... The four major classes of medusozoan Cnidaria are:.


Mar 12, 2010 ... There are many kinds, or species, of jellyfish in all the oceans of the earth. The main predator of jellyfish is other jellyfish, usually of a different ...

Jan 19, 2011 ... In fact, each year many sea turtles become ill and even die from eating floating plastic bags and other plastic trash that they mistaken for jellies.


Jul 16, 2010 ... Jellyfish have few predators and the increasing incidence of ocean “dead ... that they are now the main prey species in this unusual ecosystem.


Jul 10, 2012 ... Two marine animals in particular are reputed to be major jellyfish consumers – leatherback sea turtles and ocean sunfish. Leatherbacks can ...


May 14, 2012 ... Facts and Information about Jellyfish Predators. Jellyfish Predators Description.


The decline of leatherbacks and other jelly predators -- the Atlantic bluefin tuna, for example, is endangered -- allows the jellyfish population to proliferate ...


Some predators of the jellyfish include other jellyfish, sunfish, some sea turtles ... Still, the ocean sunfish feeds on jellyfish, and jellyfish is the main food for some ...


In addition to turtles, there's the ocean sunfish (Mola mola), whose diet is mostly jellyfish. These weird-looking tailless fish can reach one metric ton in ...