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Expert fears jellyfish could take over oceans
Gershwin said she fears that the biodiversity of the world's water will eventually resemble that of the Precambrian era, when oceans were ruled by jellyfish and mammals and reptiles did not exist.
Overfishing, rising water temperatures and ocean acidification create ideal environments for these sea creatures to thrive and multiply,
Originally posted by n00bUK
Probably a stupid question, but are they edible?
I could be 'Leon the jellyfish slayer' whilst saving humanity. I know its short notice but I could have my suit ready in 5 mins, weapons, everything. I'd just need some kind of submersible device to help me catch them. I wont posts too much for now, they might be reading.
Americans may not eat jellyfish, but the rest of the world does, several hundred metric tons a year at around $15 a pound. It’s a many million-dollar business.
Scientists need at least 10 more years of jellyfish records to reach any solid conclusions about the worldwide trajectory of jellyfish populations, Condon said, adding that more data from the Southern Hemisphere and the open ocean are also needed.
Originally posted by amraks
we can net these jelly fish