12 Facts About Moon Jellyfish (Aurelia aurita)

Predates dinosaurs. Can survive in waters having low salt content. Eats planktonic animals, small fish, small crustaceans, and mollusk eggs. Eaten by sea turtles (especially Leatherback Turtles), birds, and fish. Adults live up to a year in the wild; 18 months in captivity. Can sense light, chemical changes, and touch. Can also orient themselves spatially.Continue reading “12 Facts About Moon Jellyfish (Aurelia aurita)”