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Moon jellyfish can be recognized by their four horseshoe-shaped gonads and small tentacles. Photo: istock.

Covered in jellyfish slime, and couldn’t be happier

Jessica Schaub’s fascination with marine life started with The Little Mermaid and two small aquariums. Now, her research on jellyfish could inform global ocean ecosystem conservation.

UBC Science
Nov 5, 2019 · 5 min read
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Blooms of moon jellyfish, observed with a drone. Photo: Keith Holmes/Hakai Institute
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Jessica in the field. Photo: UBC.
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Jellyfish blooms can sometimes extend for miles and miles. Photo: istock.

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Focus: Stories from the Faculty of Science at the University of British Columbia

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Written by

Stories from the Faculty of Science at the University of British Columbia | Edited by Silvia Moreno-Garcia, assistant editor Koby Michaels | science.ubc.ca

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Focus: Stories from the Faculty of Science at the University of British Columbia

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