Jellyfish Dynamics in a Changing (Local) World

Please join Rutgers Cooperative Extension to learn more about the global stressors which affect jellies (temperature, dissolved oxygen, manmade structures). This presentation will also dive into local issues and changes observed in New Jersey’s estuaries that are impacting species such as bay nettles and clinging jellies. Free Zoom webinar open to all who are interested! […]

Stop the Sting: Jellyfish in Barnegat Bay

Have jellyfish made it more difficult for you and your family to enjoy your summer on the shore? Learn all about the first of its kind, experimental way, Save Barnegat Bay and their partners are trying to reduce the amount of stinging jellies in lagoons like yours along Barnegat Bay. Also learn how you can […]

Phytoplankton, Harmful Algal Blooms, and the Water Quality Variables that Impact Them

Phytoplankton are microscopic plants that make up the base of ocean food webs and important for all water bodies. However, some phytoplankton can produce toxins that have dire consequences for public health, water resources, and local economies. Harmful algal blooms (HABs) are a global concern in both freshwater and coastal systems, taking over a waterbody when there are […]

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