Jellies: Oceans Out of Balance

Jellies: Oceans Out of Balance

General Curator Jack Cover on the Diane Rehm Show
National Aquarium's General Curator Jack Cover was a recent guest on NPR's the Diane Rehm Show to talk about jellies and the impact that increased jellyfish population of some species is having on the health of our oceans. Listen to the show here.

A Look at the Chesapeake Bay's Jellyfish Many visitors to Maryland's shores are familiar with the jellyfish that make their home in this area. Sea nettles are among the most common. Lion's mane jellies and moon jellies are also sighted frequently. Learn more about these species here.

References

ABC News, Monsters of the Deep: Jellyfish Threaten the World's Seas
Delaware Online, Jellyfish Invade Holiday Weekend
Discovery, Are Jellyfish Really Fish?
NOAA, Forecasting Sea Nettles
NPR, Environmental Outlook: Jellyfish And The Health Of The Ocean

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