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A new study explores cycles of jellyfish behavior and how they relate to deep climactic conditions.
Box jellyfish are known to lurk in the waters off the coast of Hawaii and a pair of researchers from the island state have found a treatment that takes some of the sting out of the invertebrate’s deadly venom.
Jellyfish String Relief Solution 1st Aid made with 5% acetic acid supported by the American Red Cross, American Heart Association, National Institutes for Health, Queensland Health and the Australian
Riding the wind and ocean currents, hordes of blue, alien-like creatures descend upon Southern state coastal waters, entangling beach goers in poisonous tentacles and delivering painful stings
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It has long been believed that applying urine to jellyfish stings is the best quick treatment for painful jellyfish stings. However, according to the British Red Cross, this may not be the case.
HONOLULU, June 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- For many, summertime means day trips and vacations to the beach. It also means those vacationers are at risk of jellyfish stings.
Box jellyfish may seem like rather simple creatures, but in fact their visual system is anything but.
With thousands of stinging cells that can emit deadly venom from tentacles that can reach ten feet in length, the 50 or so species of box jellyfish have long been of interest to scientists and to the public.
By ELISABETH ROSENTHAL By Elisabeth Rosenthal The New York Times BARCELONA, Spain Blue patrol boats crisscross the swimming areas of beaches here with their huge nets skimming the water's surface.
The Blue Jellyfish, (Cyanea lamarckii), also known as the Bluefire Jellyfish, is a species of jellyfish found in the western Pacific around Japan. It is also found in the pelagic zone off the west coast of Scotland, the North Sea and the Irish Sea. It is often commonly found among the more common Lion’s Mane Jellyfish. This jellyfish has a blue or yellow tone and grows to an average 4 to 8 inches in length, but has been recorded up to 12 inches long. In Scandinavian seas this species...
The Lion's Mane jellyfish (Cyanea capillata) is native to the northern regions of the Arctic, Atlantic and the Pacific Oceans; there are very few Lion's Mane jellyfish that can be found farther south than 42 degrees north latitude. The Lion's Mane jellyfish is the largest and longest jellyfish known and one of the longest animals in general. In 1870, a Lion's Mane jellyfish was found washed up on the Massachusetts Bay. The bell (body) of the jellyfish had a diameter of 7 feet and 6 inches...
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