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Jelly blobs

I’ve written quite a bit about beached jelly blobs (mostly jellyfishes, but also sea slugs, sea butterflies and salps). I never planned to write so much about gelatinous animals, although they’re fascinating. However, new ones keep washing ashore and the postings are popular, so here are … Continue reading

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Scrippsia bell jelly

Jelly blobs on the beach are a travesty, like this one I found recently among wave-tossed seagrasses on Del Monte Beach. Lifeless on the sand, such jellies are void of their pulsating grace, intricate structures and delicate colors. Yet I always watch for them. For … Continue reading

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Latest jelly mystery

I didn’t expect to write so much about jelly blobs, but they’re common on beach walks and the mystery of what each is when alive fascinates me. (Here are links to my earlier blogs about not all beach blobs being … Continue reading

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Pacific sea nettles have arrived…

Originally posted on JellyBiologist:
Along with this awesome sea lion photobomb pic, a jellywatch.org user reports over 100 sea nettles in Monterey, California on Friday, saying: Sea nettles are back in the Monterey marina in large numbers. Usually there are all…

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