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Swimming with the Jellies

At the end of the unit, students will be able to differentiate between the different species of jellyfish in the local Pensacola/Navarre area and be able to teach family, friends and classmates about the jellyfish. Students will conduct research that compares and contrasts the major stages of the jellyfish lifecycle, why they exist and how […]

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Diving for jellies in Mexico

One way MBARI scientists collect specimens is by scuba diving in a small group in the deep ocean where there is no bottom in sight.

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Larvaceans, jellies, and other animals

George Matsumoto writes: My primary research interests are split between larvaceans and jellies. On the basis of MBARI’s 2003 Gulf of California expedition where we found thick layers of giant larvaceans at a depth of 15 meters, I have been hoping to investigate the fluid flow patterns within the inner filters of these animals.

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Science News named comb jellies a top genome of 2013

Feb 14, 2014 – Comb jellies were included in Science News’ list of top genomes of 2013. Last year, MBARI Scientist Steven Haddock was an author on a paper that highlighted these fascinating and wondrous creatures. In this study, researchers compared the genomes of organisms, including that of Mnemiopsis leidyi, a comb jelly native to the coastal waters of the western Atlantic Ocean.

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New video from KQED reveals amazing jellies

A new video created by the San Francisco public television station KQED captures the elegance and mystery of jellies. The program was created as part of the award-winning multimedia science series, QUEST. It premiered on May 25, 2010 on public television stations in the San Francisco and Monterey Bay areas.