Jellies in the News

Christine A. Ward-Paige - The Conversation AU

Tue, 06/28/2016 - 17:53

The Conversation AU

Christine A. Ward-Paige
The Conversation AU
I am the founder and scientist at eOceans.org, and postdoctoral fellow at Dalhousie University. I am particularly interested in describing spatial and temporal ... My research program specializes in crowdsourcing observations, mostly from scuba divers ...

and more »

Omnivorous Turtles More Likely To Consume Marine Debris - Asian Scientist Magazine

Tue, 06/28/2016 - 01:38

Asian Scientist Magazine

Omnivorous Turtles More Likely To Consume Marine Debris
Asian Scientist Magazine
28, 2016) - By attaching video cameras to sea turtles, a University of Tokyo joint international research group has discovered that omnivorous green turtles were more likely to consume artificial marine debris than carnivorous loggerhead turtles. The ...

and more »

What's your summer reading list? - MyCentralJersey.com

Sun, 06/26/2016 - 12:32

MyCentralJersey.com

What's your summer reading list?
MyCentralJersey.com
Paul A.X. Bologna, director of aquatic and coastal sciences at Montclair State University studies clinging jellyfish found by Emily Sgro of Monmouth Beach. .... Suzanne Piotrowski, deputy dean and associate professor, School of Public Affairs and ...

Are There Clinging Jellyfish in Barnegat Bay? - Shorebeat

Thu, 06/23/2016 - 21:45

Shorebeat

Are There Clinging Jellyfish in Barnegat Bay?
Shorebeat
No clinging jellyfish have been found on coastal beaches, nor are they anticipated, as they prefer to cling to vegetation found in sheltered bay and estuarine waters. Dr. Paul Bologna, a research scientist at Montclair State University, has said the ...

and more »

Searching for the Mystery Sharks of Seattle - KCTS 9

Thu, 06/23/2016 - 10:05

KCTS 9

Searching for the Mystery Sharks of Seattle
KCTS 9
On the dive the trainees also spied crabs, rockfish and a big jellyfish. But no one catches ... “Pretty much out of nowhere this influx of sharks appeared and we knew nothing about them,” says Phil Levin, a sixgill researcher and a senior scientist ...

and more »

Searching For The Mysterious Sixgill Sharks Of The Puget Sound - KUOW News and Information

Tue, 06/21/2016 - 05:58

KUOW News and Information

Searching For The Mysterious Sixgill Sharks Of The Puget Sound
KUOW News and Information
On the dive the trainees also spied crabs, rockfish and a big jellyfish. But no one catches a ... “Pretty much out of nowhere this influx of sharks appeared and we knew nothing about them,” said Phil Levin, a sixgill researcher and a senior scientist ...

and more »

Henny Penny Is Right: The Sky Is Falling - EcoWatch

Mon, 06/20/2016 - 08:50

EcoWatch

Henny Penny Is Right: The Sky Is Falling
EcoWatch
My years of research for I'm Right, You're an Idiot, as well as decades of experience in public relations, have persuaded me that we humans have a fickle relationship with facts. We paint a picture of the world according to facts that appeal to us, and ...

and more »

Scientists search N.J. Shore for wickedly dangerous clinging jellyfish - NJ.com

Fri, 06/17/2016 - 04:25

NJ.com

Scientists search N.J. Shore for wickedly dangerous clinging jellyfish
NJ.com
The clinging jellyfish – an organism about the size of a dime but packing a wallop of a sting – is now on the radar of the state Department of Environmental Protection and environmental scientists after several sightings have been reported recently ...
Jellyfish victim: “I thought I was going to die."Asbury Park Press

all 32 news articles »

Are you 'shark smart'? - Cape Cod Times (subscription)

Sat, 06/11/2016 - 22:14

Cape Cod Times (subscription)

Are you 'shark smart'?
Cape Cod Times (subscription)
“I think we've come a long way in a half- century,” state Division of Marine Fisheries shark scientist Greg Skomal said. “People like to ... This was nothing like the previous infographic posters that were installed on Outer Cape beaches two years ago ...

and more »

Are you 'shark smart'? - Cape Cod Times (subscription)

Sat, 06/11/2016 - 22:12

Are you 'shark smart'?
Cape Cod Times (subscription)
“I think we've come a long way in a half- century,” state Division of Marine Fisheries shark scientist Greg Skomal said. “People like to ... This was nothing like the previous infographic posters that were installed on Outer Cape beaches two years ago ...

and more »

Glowing deep ocean fishes have evolved at least 27 times - Pulse Headlines

Wed, 06/08/2016 - 19:35

Pulse Headlines

Glowing deep ocean fishes have evolved at least 27 times
Pulse Headlines
Therefore meaning that bioluminescence-the ability that has a living organism to produce and emit light is more widely spread among marine creatures than scientist had previously thought. ... Previous research has calculated that the trait that makes ...

and more »

Halifax scientist asking people to be on the lookout for slimy jellyfish - Globalnews.ca

Wed, 06/08/2016 - 10:21

Globalnews.ca

Halifax scientist asking people to be on the lookout for slimy jellyfish
Globalnews.ca
Nordstrom said scientists know quite a bit about the turtles, which are classified as endangered in Canadian waters, but very little about the lowly jellyfish. Understanding where the jellyfish go will add to knowledge about the location of the turtles ...
Dalhousie scientist asks beachgoers to record jellyfish sightingsCTV News

all 2 news articles »

On World Oceans Day, Here's the One Disturbing Stat Everyone Should Know - Mic

Wed, 06/08/2016 - 09:35

Mic

On World Oceans Day, Here's the One Disturbing Stat Everyone Should Know
Mic
"It's well-intentioned but wrong," Jacqueline McGlade, chief scientist at the United Nations Environment Programme, told the Guardian. "A lot of plastics labeled biodegradable, like shopping bags, will only break down in temperatures of 50 degrees ...

and more »

On World Oceans Day, Here's the One Disturbing Stat Everyone Should Know - Mic

Wed, 06/08/2016 - 09:35

Mic

On World Oceans Day, Here's the One Disturbing Stat Everyone Should Know
Mic
"It's well-intentioned but wrong," Jacqueline McGlade, chief scientist at the United Nations Environment Programme, told the Guardian. "A lot of plastics labeled biodegradable, like shopping bags, will only break down in temperatures of 50 degrees ...

and more »

Dalhousie scientist asks beachgoers to record jellyfish sightings - CTV News

Wed, 06/08/2016 - 07:28

CTV News

Dalhousie scientist asks beachgoers to record jellyfish sightings
CTV News
Nordstrom said scientists know quite a bit about the turtles, which are classified as endangered in Canadian waters, but very little about the lowly jellyfish. Understanding where the jellyfish go will add to knowledge about the location of the turtles ...

and more »

Watch out for leatherback sea turtles that are moving up the coast and getting entangled in fishing nets. - Virginian-Pilot

Wed, 06/08/2016 - 04:58

Virginian-Pilot

Watch out for leatherback sea turtles that are moving up the coast and getting entangled in fishing nets.
Virginian-Pilot
Four of you leatherbacks have been entangled in those nets and were rescued in the past 10 days or so, said Susan Barco, research coordinator and senior scientist at the Virginia Aquarium and Marine Science Foundation. Pound nets are commercial fishing ...

The coast with the most: 55 secrets from Ireland's edge - Irish Times

Sun, 06/05/2016 - 00:03

Irish Times

The coast with the most: 55 secrets from Ireland's edge
Irish Times
21 Watch out for the jellyfish known as Velella velella here, too. This deep-blue ... Its marine science research station founder Matt Murphy, now 81, recommends visits to Silver and Cow strands, stopping at St Mona's church. sherkinmarine@eircom.net.

Targeting Sea Nettles' Explosive Growth - Micromedia Publications

Thu, 06/02/2016 - 22:17

Micromedia Publications

Targeting Sea Nettles' Explosive Growth
Micromedia Publications
In many areas of northern Barnegat Bay there are so many of the stinging jellyfish the water has become unswimmable, he said. “The Sea Nettles are stealing the food from fish; they are voracious predators,” Bologna said. “They eat numerous ... NJDEP ...