The Post – Pretty Jellyfish and Citizen Scientists

Something to relax with on a Friday afternoon after a long week…..some pretty jellyfish.

Click here for jellyfish article and video

One of the researchers in the video, Steve Haddock, has the public assist him in tracking jellyfish in the ocean. The website: http://www.jellywatch.org/ is a place to check out if you want to be part of his citizen science effort. The website is used to collect sightings of jellyfish and other marine creatures by the public. You can just go to the site and submit a report of what you saw. You can even establish your own account and become a regular contributor to his research efforts.

If you’d like to learn more about Steve Haddock, the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute scientist who studies jellyfish, just click here.

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