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Number of jellyfish increasing? - BSC Poster

Is the number of the jellyfish increasing as the Black Sea is warming up?

Please send us information about your observations, with photos where possible to the email address :

Web: www.tudav.org

Tel: [+90]  216 424 07 72

TUDAV -  Turkish Marine Research Foundation

INTERNATIONAL JELLYFISH PROGRAMME

Commission on the Protection of the Black Sea Against Pollution
pelagia noctiluca jellyfish Sighting regions of the Black Sea jellyfish rhizostoma pulmo

IS THE NUMBER OF JELLYFISH INCREASING AS THE BLACK SEA IS WARMING UP?

Climate change causes expansion in the range of most species. Jellyfish are among them. Please inform us where you see these jellyfish species.

cotylorhiza tuberculata jellyfish cassiopea andromeda jellyfish rhizostoma pulmo jellyfish
aurelia aurita jellyfish
Those typed in red are venomous!

You can help us by sending us the below information:

  • Which one of those species above looks most like the one you saw?
  • Date of observation
  • Region number (based on the above map)
  • Number of animals observed
  • Was the species observed alive in the sea or dead and stranded
This Programme is run by TUDAV in cooperation with the Permanent Secretariat of the Commission on the Protection of the Black Sea Against Pollution.

Please send us infromation about your observations, with photos where possible, via the below email address:

Web: www.tudav.org

Tel: [+90]  216 424 07 72

You may support our activity by distributing the poster below

jellyfish poster