Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Experts Fear New Jellyfish Species

A new jellyfish species found off the coast of Israel this summer is symptomatic to the countries bordering the Mediterranean Sea. Experts fear the new species, Marivagia stellata, will upset the ecological balance in the Mediterranean. The species has a translucent blue color and is patterned with red streaks, stars and dots. Measuring only six inches in diamter, the jellyfish does not sting humans. Click here to read more and view a picture of the new species.