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Jelly Fish

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Jelly Fish

Jelly Fish

Jelly Fish

Only Available in Archive Formats.

Noah speaks with Larry Madin, Chairman of the Biology Department at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute in Woods Hole, Massachusetts. He's a specialist in jellyfish, and explains the reasons for the increased presence of jellyfish in the waters on the eastern US coast this year. In the Chesapeake Bay, he says, a drought in the area has made the water saltier, and increased the presence of sea nettles. Elsewhere, a warm summer last year has led to increased jellyfish populations this year.