New study shows the importance of jellyfish falls to deep-sea ecosystems

Periphylla periphylla being eaten by squat lobsters (Munida tenuimana)

Innovative experiments carried out by scientists at the National Oceanography Centre (NOC) and abroad show that dead jellyfish contribute to the deep-sea food chain, unlike previously thought.

World’s first global jellyfish database created


An international study has created the world’s first global database of jellyfish records, finding a range of jellyfish has evolved to adapt to all available environmental conditions and making the first global estimates of the amount of jellyfish in our oceans.