TITLE

Space-age jewels

AUTHOR(S)
Dybas, Cheryl Lyn
PUB. DATE
August 1992
SOURCE
National Wildlife (World Edition);Aug/Sep92, Vol. 30 Issue 5, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examines the beneficial role jellyfish play in the oceans and in space experiments. Control of jellyfish prey; Size and territory; How jellyfish move; Food; Dangerous jellyfish; Details of National Aeronautics and Space Administration's (NASA) experiment; Government's Jellyfish Control Act, passed in 1966; How scientists are studying jellyfish; Types of jellyfish studied; Relationships between jellyfish and other marine animals.
ACCESSION #
9208241469

 

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