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Marine Biologist Chad Widmer..PhD student University of St. Andrews..Edinburgh Scotland..Northernmost Fulbrighter

For those of you that have read our StingMate postings, at the end of each post where we note source references, you have seen data from our friend and technical and scientific associate, Chad Widmer..PhD student, University of St. Andrews, … Continue reading

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Baby Jellyfish

These are ephyrae of jellyfish or baby jellyfish.  Each one starts out slow and looks a bit like a snowflake.  But they don’t stay small for long.  Jellyfish can grow from ephyrae to mature jellyfish in a bout two months. … Continue reading

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Spotted Lagoon Jellies

The spotted lagoon jellies, Mastigias sp.,live in shallow salt water lagoons, and have symbiotic algae growing in their tissues.  The algae uses sun light and wastes produced by the jelly.  In return, the jelly receives food from the algae.  Neat … Continue reading

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Captain Stingbad crew finds another new jellyfish

Shiver me timbers matey’s…this here be a strange one…science officer Chad Widmer says every once in a while he runs across a creature in the very deep sea that no one can identifyin’…of course, that be the very thing that … Continue reading

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Tiburonia granrojo.. “Big Red”

Take a look at this creature matey’s..this furry looking jelly is 2-3 feet in diameter and was recently discovered and lives in the deep at 600-1500 meters…Ay!..thems be the depths where the water be ice cold, the depths be dark … Continue reading

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Mediterranean Pelagia Nortiluca

Ahoy me hardies!!!!! This here be the nasty stingin’ animal found in the Mediterranean… In Greek Pelagia means “of the sea”, nocti stands for night and luca means light thus Pelagia noctiluca can be described as a marine organism with the ability to glow … Continue reading

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Captain Stingbad’s crewman grows jellyfish..

Shiver me Timbers Matey’s…Crewman Chad Widmer has raised sea creatures right in his own lab…argh!  These here be cultured specimens of the Northeast Pacific sea nettles, Chrysaora fuscescens and a nasty stingin’ animal it be…argh..But we can be handlin’ them … Continue reading

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