Taking Advantage Of The Jellyfish Invasion Giant jellyfish can grow as large as six feet in diameter and weigh 450 pounds. Over the years, millions have migrated from the coast of China into Japanese waters. One Japanese entrepreneur, Kaneo Fukuda, is benefiting from the invasion by marketing jellyfish products, including makeup and mixed drinks.
NPR logo Taking Advantage Of The Jellyfish Invasion

Taking Advantage Of The Jellyfish Invasion

Audio is no longer available

Giant jellyfish can grow as large as six feet in diameter and weigh 450 pounds. Over the years, millions have migrated from the coast of China into Japanese waters. Scientists believe they're floating on ocean currents warmed by global climate change. One Japanese entrepreneur, Kaneo Fukuda, is benefiting from the invasion by marketing jellyfish products, including makeup and mixed drinks.

This interview originally aired October 3, 2007.