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A study carried out over 50 years by an international team, with the participation of the Balearic Oceanography Centre of the Spanish Institute of Oceanography (IEO) has confirmed an increase in the size and intensity of proliferations of the jellyfish Pelagia noctiluca.
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.
Blue patrol boats crisscross the swimming areas of beaches here with their huge nets skimming the water's surface. The yellow flags that urge caution and the red flags that prohibit swimming because of risky currents are sometimes topped now with blue ones warning of a new danger: swarms of jellyfish.
Millions of jellyfish could be set to swarm Britain's holiday beaches, experts warned yesterday. They said at least seven breeds - including the deadly Portuguese man o'war and the poisonous lion's mane - will be seen.
Hordes of stinging jellyfish are back on Italian beaches this spring, and experts warned Monday it could be a sign of global warming.
For years, Mediterranean beaches have been plagued by jellyfish. Now scientists are reporting that the problem is far worse than they had feared - and that a new generation of the poisonous creatures is poised to overwhelm the sea.
By SHAWN POGATCHNIK DUBLIN, Ireland - The only salmon farm in Northern Ireland has lost its entire population of more than 100,000 fish, worth some $2 million, to a spectacular jellyfish attack, its owners said Wednesday. The Northern Salmon Co. Ltd.
The Purple-striped Jelly (Chrysaora colorata), also known as the Mauve Stinger, is a species of jellyfish found primarily off the coast of California in Monterey Bay. This species has been studied closely by scientists hoping to gain a better understanding about the creature’s eating habits. The bell (body) of the jellyfish is up to 27.6 inches in diameter, with a radial pattern of stripes. The tentacles vary with age of each individual, consisting mainly of eight long dark arms, and...