Question 1: Jellyfish don’t have…
Correct Answer: Brains
Fact: Jellyfish don't have organs, but they do have structures that provide similar functions. Instead of a brain, most species have two nervous systems, called nerve nets, which allow them to sense and react to the world around them.
Question 2: What is the biggest jellyfish in the world?
- Giant phantom jellyfish
- Lion’s mane jellyfish
- Australian box jellyfish
Correct Answer: Lion’s mane jellyfish
Fact: On average, lion's mane jellyfish are a modest 1.5 feet in length. However, in some cases their bodies (or 'bells') can reach up to 8 feet wide, and their tentacles can stretch up to 120 feet. They are often found in the Irish Sea, the English Channel, and the North Sea but have also been seen in the Gulf of Mexico.
Question 3: What is a group of jellyfish called?
Correct Answer: Swarm
Fact: The term 'swarm' refers to a huge gathering or concentration of jellyfish and their collective movement and density as they drift together in the current. 'Bloom' and 'smack' are also used to describe a group of jellyfish.