Jellyfish overtake fish in a heavily fished ecosystem

  title={Jellyfish overtake fish in a heavily fished ecosystem},
  author={Christopher P. Lynam and Mark J. Gibbons and Bj{\o}rn Erik Axelsen and Conrad Sparks and Janet C. Coetzee and Benjamin G. Heywood and Andrew S. Brierley},
  journal={Current Biology},
Evidence of nitrification associated with globally distributed pelagic jellyfish
Often considered detrimental to the environment and human activities, jellyfish blooms are increasing in several coastal regions worldwide. Yet, the overall effect of these outbreaks on ecosystem
The persistent presence of Chrysaora fulgida (Scyphozoa; Discomedusae) in the northern Benguela ecosystem is not reflected by constant recruitment
The recruitment of ephyrae of C. fulgida to the plankton off Walvis Bay is not continuous throughout the year, and this challenges the understanding of the population dynamics of this species in the region.
Bayesian Network Analysis reveals resilience of the jellyfish Aurelia aurita to an Irish Sea regime shift
The Bayesian ecological network of jellyfish–zooplankton dependencies using jellyfish- and zooplankton-abundance data obtained using nets during a 2-week cruise to the Irish Sea in 2008 revealed that Aurelia aurita abundance was more strongly dependent over time on sea surface temperature than on the zoopLankton community.
Shorter, warmer winters may inhibit production of ephyrae in a population of the moon jellyfish Aurelia aurita
This experiment indicates that A. aurita requires a minimum period of cooler temperatures to strobilate, and contradicts claims that jellyfish populations will be more prevalent in warming oceans, specifically in the context of warmer winter conditions.
Withstanding multiple stressors: ephyrae of the moon jellyfish (Aurelia aurita, Scyphozoa) in a high-temperature, high-CO2 and low-oxygen environment
The direct effects of pH, temperature and oxygen availability on the moon jellyfish Aurelia aurita are investigated, concentrating on the ephyral life stage, concluding that A. aurita ephyrae are robust and that they are not likely to suffer from these environmental stressors in a near future.