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Welcome to the home of SAJellyWatch – the exciting new project that aims to build up an understanding of jellyfish biology and seasonality around South and southern Africa. With the help of volunteers, this project intends to build up an effective observation network to monitor jellyfish activity around our coast. Click read more to find out more about SAJellyWatch and how YOU can be involved…

Jellyfish (Rhizostoma pulmo)

Jelly Jelly

Jellyfish or jellies[1] 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...

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Jellyfish jelly

Jellyfish or jellies[1] 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...