Jellyfish has ability to Detect Ocean Currents

January 25, 2015 5:42 AM

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Now according to a new study it seems that jellyfish are not mere drifters but they also possess a special ability that helps them swim against the oceanic current. Researchers think that the latest findings could aid the creatures better understand how these marine creatures with umbrella-shaped bell as well as trailing tentacles form blooms—that are huge swarms of jellyfish consisting of hundreds or even thousands of folks.

In the study published on Thursday scientists stated that some of the jellyfish has capability to detect the direction of ocean currents as well as swim against them. However scientists are yet to uncover how the jellyfish sense modifications in the water currents.

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