25 November 2019

Did you know -14 facts about #jellyfish

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fourteen fascinating facts about jellyfish jellyfish and jelly like sea creatures come in an immensely diverse range of forms animals that are typically called jellyfish belong to the phylum Cnidaria which includes over 10,000 species however some jelly like animals like the comb jelly belong to the phylum Kino Farah this taxonomic difficulty has lead marine biologists to ask if there's even such a thing as a jellyfish let's set those questions aside for now and dive together into the fascinating world of creatures commonly known as jellyfish 1 some jellyfish can glow in the dark many jellyfish have bioluminescent organs which emit light this light may help them in a number of different ways like attracting prey or distracting predators - jellyfish can clone themselves if a jellyfish is cut into the pieces of the jellyfish can regenerate and create two new organisms similarly if a jellyfish is injured it may clone itself and potentially produce hundreds of offspring 3 some jellyfish are immortal there are two phases - debris life the stationary polyps stage and the mobile Medusa phase it's the Medusa phase that we are usually

referring to when we talk about jellyfish typically jellies starred as polyps and develop into Medusa's but the turritopsis nutricula has earned at the nickname the immortal jellyfish for having the ability to travel backward to the polyp stage in times of stress or jellyfish can teach us about efficient underwater propulsion the movements of bell-shaped jellyfish have provided researchers with a new understanding of propulsion the flexibility of their umbrella-like bodies allow them to pulse upwards and downwards without expending much energy researchers have created biomimetic robots with flexible bells which may one day lead to better understand tackles the siphons is a deep stereo doesn't need tentacles to traffic spray six there's a giant jellyfish called the pink meaning the scientific name for this jelly is dry moan Mela or Soni but it's segrete of sting and distinctive color have earned it the nickname pink meanie 7 jellyfish don't have brains instead jellyfish have nerve nets which sense changes in the environment and coordinate the animals responses eight jellyfish movements inspired a new way

to fly it's probably not that surprising that jellyfish have served as inspiration for swimming robots however it's more unusual to see a sea creature inspire a flying machine but that's just what happened at New York University nine jellyfish powder has been used to make salted caramel turtles eat jellyfish and larger jellies may eat smaller ones but our jellyfish fit for human consumption a group of high school students in Japan came up with a salted caramel recipe that uses powered jellyfish it's not vegan for sure but it is one way to deal with an invasive jellyfish bloom 10 glowing jellyfish goo could power medical devices another jellyfish derived product takes advantage of the jellies fluorescent protein and could be used to power medical devices in the future 11 jellyfish are surprisingly good at shutting down nuclear reactors in the past decade jelly fish blooms have been responsible for shutting down several nuclear reactors which often rely on ocean water and takes the jellyfish swarms can clog the intake pipes forcing facilities to stop operating temporarily 12 jellyfish

will eat peanut butter peanut butter jelly fish need i say more okay I will to aquarist s-- in dallas texas created a saltwater peanut butter mix and fed it to moon jellies apparently the jellies found this mix to be an acceptable source of protein we would love to claim we conducted this trial with noble purpose but the truth is that we just wanted to make peanut butter and jelly fish simply to see if it could be done the researchers write 13 some jellyfish look like trash bags they're known as deep stereo and it matica and are usually found in the Arctic seas 14 jellyfish might take over the ocean you may have heard that jellyfish are taking over the world's oceans however there's actually a good deal of debate about this issue among scientists thanks you for watching like and subscribe [Music]