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Hi. My name is Marc. I am learning about the jellyfish. Welcome to my page.


The Very Dangerous Ferocious Jellyfish

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The iridescent and dangerous box jellyfish
grew its tentacles several feet long
in the Arctic Ocean
during the summer
to grab and hunt prey.

By Marc M
4/08

How Jellyfish Live Under the Sea

By Marc M
4/08

Description
Jellyfish are not fish at all. They are invertebrates. They are blue, white, pink, orange, and lavender. They can grow from 1 inch to 200 feet. A jellyfish has no head, brain, heart, eyes or ears. It has no bones. Jellyfish are shaped like an upside down bowl. They are soft and see through.

Predators
Jellyfish have many predators like loggerhead sea turtles, spadefish, the blue sea slug, ocean sunfish, other jellyfish, and sea turtles.

Habitat
Jellyfish live in seas, lakes, rivers, icy cold waters, shallow water, warm tropical seas, and up to 2 miles below the water’s surface.

Food
Jellyfish use their tentacles to catch food. They use their tentacles to pass their food to their mouth. Jellyfish eat shrimp and plankton.



Why is the ocean blue?
The ocean reflects the blue sky.

How many oceans are there in the world?
There is only one main ocean.
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What are the main "oceans" called?
Pacific, Indian, Arctic, Atlantic, Southern

What is a sea?
A sea is like a little ocean with some land around it.

Why is the ocean salty?
The salt is from rocks and soil that has washed into the ocean.