Jumbo Jellyfish

February 2006
Scholastic News -- Edition 4;2/13/2006, Vol. 68 Issue 16, p3
The article reports on the invasion of Nomura's jellyfish in the coastal waters of Japan since summer of 2005. They clog fishing nets and kill other fish with their poisonous stingers. Scientists are researching the giant jellies to learn why so many are in Japanese waters.


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