How Upside-Down Jellies Sting You Without Touching You

How Upside-Down Jellies Sting You Without Touching You

This jellyfish might look kind of unassuming, but it’s got some surprising long-range weaponry to catch its prey!

Thanks to Cheryl Ames with the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History for filling out the details of her team’s amazing discovery!

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Sources:
https://www.nature.com/articles/s42003-020-0777-8
https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fevo.2018.00035/full

Images:
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Cassiopeia_xamachana_upsidedown_jellyfish_LoroParque_IMG_5405.JPG
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Upside-down_jellyfish_(Cassiopea_xamachana).jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Nematocyst_discharge.png

Coral figure 5
Artemia monica
https://www.istockphoto.com/photo/upside-down-jellyfish-with-scuba-divers-in-background-gm1134213232-301310956
https://www.eurekalert.org/multimedia/pub/223867.php?from=455216
https://www.eurekalert.org/multimedia/pub/223868.php?from=455216
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kFQmBn_VExc&feature=youtu.be&t=13

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