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Jellies

Come explore the intriguing world of sea jellies at the Aquarium. Find out the fascinating truth about these beautiful yet mysterious animals and their importance to our ocean planet.

What is a Sea Jelly?

Jellies and comb jellies have lived on Earth for at least 500 million years, making them three times as old as dinosaurs. Sea jellies survive without a heart, brain, or lungs. They are 95 percent water, and their movements are governed by the flow of the water they live in.

Importance of Jellies

Jellies play an important role in the ocean as food for other animals, like sea turtles and mola molas. Humans also rely on jellies for food and other uses. They are also considered an indicator of ocean health.