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How do jellyfish communicate?
Jellyfish do not communicate like we do; they do not have a brain or language but some can flash colourful lights. Scientists think these may be used to disguise them or even to attract prey. Jellyfish can signal each other. One jellyfish releases chemicals when it is about to breed.
How do jellyfish hear?
Jellyfish are about 98 percent water. Jellyfish have very simple bodies — they don’t have bones, a brain or a heart. To see light, detect smells and orient themselves, they have rudimentary sensory nerves at the base of their tentacles.
Can jellyfish drown you?
5. Box jellyfish’s venom is considered the most deadly in the world. Its toxins attack the heart, nervous system and skin cells. A box jellyfish sting is so painful that humans have been known to go into shock and drown or die of heart failure after being stung.
What eats a jellyfish?
The main predator of jellyfish is other jellyfish, usually of a different species. But jellyfish also have a number of other natural enemies that like to eat them. These predators include tunas, sharks, swordfish and some species of salmon. Sea turtles also like to eat jellyfish.
Are jellyfish intelligent?
Jellyfish are not very smart. “They have very simple sensory organs, and no brain to process any information,” says marine biologist Stein Kaartvedt. Though jellyfish are often found in dense, stinging hordes, they’re not typically thought of as social animals.
What happens if you cut a jellyfish in half?
If you cut a jellyfish in half, the pieces of the jellyfish can regenerate and turn into two new jellies.
Can you touch the top of a jellyfish?
The long tentacles of the jellyfish are what produce the sting. You can touch the top of the jellyfish without being hurt. The long tentacles of the jellyfish are what produce the sting.
Can jellyfish be eaten?
Jellyfish is known for a delicate, slightly salty, flavour that means it’s eaten more as a textural experience. Its slimy, slightly chewy consistency means that Chinese and Japanese gourmands often eat it raw or sliced up as a salad ingredient.
What is a jellyfish biggest predator?
There are many kinds, or species, of jellyfish in all the oceans of the earth. The main predator of jellyfish is other jellyfish, usually of a different species. But jellyfish also have a number of other natural enemies that like to eat them. These predators include tunas, sharks, swordfish and some species of salmon.
What is the smartest living thing on earth?
Here is a list of some of the smartest animals in the world:
- Elephants have really good memory.
- The great apes are considered to be the smartest creatures after humans.
- Dolphins are extremely social animals.
- A Chimpanzee can make and use tools and hunt collectively.