Wednesday, April 14, 2010

April 14, 2010 : Nomura's Jellyfish

Nomura's Jellyfish

In 2005 Japanese waters were inundated with swarms of Nomura's jellyfish--like the pair seen above cruising off the coast of Fukui Prefecture in November 2007. The giants clogged fishing nets and poisoned potential catches with their toxic stings, costing coastal fishers billions of yen.

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