Jellyfish: It’s What’s For Dinner

The recent jellyfish pulse might thus be a snapshot within a long series of natural cycles,” Laura Poppick writes for the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute. A recent study of jellyfish sightings from 1874 to 2011 conducted by MBARI suggests that the blooms follow a cyclical pattern, one that peaks every 20 years. The Research Institute’s sister organization, the Monterey Bay Seafood Watch, doesn’t issue a rating for the  in Georgia or the other Southern states where jellyballs, as locals call them, are caught.  [email protected] 11:59

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