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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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Common jellyfish around South and southern Africa

This article outlines the species of jellyfish that you are more likely to come across at the coast. Brief diagnostic descriptions are provided with links to more detailed descriptions to give you a better...

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The Jellyfish Problem

Jellyfish are a normal part of the life in our surrounding oceans and individuals can sometimes be seen swimming in coastal waters or washed up on the beach. But, every now and then jellyfish...