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Compass Jellyfish

Chrysaora hysoscella,  the Compass Jelly, is common to the waters of the Atlantic and Mediterranean oceans. Its radially symmetric line markings give it its name. 30 more words

Biogeochemical implications of decomposing jellyfish blooms in a changing climate

Jellyfish often exhibit ‘boom and bust’ population dynamics whereby they proliferate rapidly and then die en masse and decompose. The few studies that have investigated post-bloom processes have not studied how changing ocean conditions will alter rates of decomposition. 250 more words

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A review and meta-analysis of the effects of multiple abiotic stressors on marine embryos and larvae

Marine organisms are simultaneously exposed to anthropogenic stressors with likely interactive effects, including synergisms in which the combined effects of multiple stressors are greater than the sum of individual effects. 258 more words

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