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Synonyms for jellyfish

large siphonophore having a bladderlike float and stinging tentacles

any of numerous usually marine and free-swimming coelenterates that constitute the sexually reproductive forms of hydrozoans and scyphozoans

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Every few feet along the sand at Cefn Sidan, near Pembrey Country Park, you'll find jellyfish of all shapes and sizes, some with a beautiful blue colour.
On Wednesday, following reports by bathers they had been bitten and found jellyfish in the sea, the municipality urged beachgoers to follow lifeguards' instructions, and reassured the public that "the increase in jellyfish populations is a transient phenomenon which usually lasts a few hours to some days".
Her family visit the area almost every weekend, but although have seen plenty of jellyfish, they've never seen one with a fish inside it.
The incredible creature -- a barrel jellyfish -- was spotted near Falmouth by broadcaster and biologist Lizzie Daly, who described the encounter as "breathtaking."
ECHO photographer Colin Lane spotted the jellyfish on his Saturday morning dog walk and said some of them were "twice the size of dinner plates".
These photos show an invasion of giant jellyfish washing up onFormby Beachin the middle of Merseyside's mini-heatwave.
The picture, capturing hundreds of jellyfish, was taken around a quarter of a mile off Burry Holms on Saturday by the Gower Flight Centre.
Climate change is being blamed for the increase in the numbers of jellyfish in British seas, but others believe overfishing of their predators is another reason.
With just five days before its Butanding Festival, Donsol town in Sorsogon province had limited its whale shark interaction due to sightings of the deadly box jellyfish in local waters.
Boracay beachgoers warned vs blue bottle jellyfish !-- -- ( - February 15, 2019 - 6:33pm MANILA, Philippines Swimmers in world-famous island of Boracay have been warned about sightings of blue bottle jellyfish.
SWIMMING with the famous golden jellyfish on the Pacific Island of Palau can be put back on the bucket list following a two-year ban, but bathers may be stung with a hefty price increase for the pleasure.
Jellyfish swim in a tank at an aquarium in Tokyo on Aug.
Experts believe the recent rough weather has churned up not only both varieties of Portuguese Man o' War, but other venomous species of jellyfish as well.
The Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries dismissed rumours of poisonous purple jellyfish circulating on social media.