Skip to comments.GIANT JELLYFISH PICTURES: Japan's Nomura Invasion
Posted on 08/01/2009 5:46:38 AM PDT by JoeProBono
Eat your heart out, Godzilla. A massive menace from the sea seems poised to invade Japan anew this summer, experts predict.
In 2005 Japanese waters were inundated with swarms of Nomura's jellyfish--like the pair seen above cruising off the coast of Fukui Prefecture in November 2007. The giants clogged fishing nets and poisoned potential catches with their toxic stings, costing coastal fishers billions of yen.
Scientists have since been racing to unlock the mysteries of this giant jellyfish species in an attempt to forecast invasions and prevent damages.
This June researchers at Hiroshima University made some of the first surveys of the jellyfish's spawning grounds off the Chinese coast. The team found a huge new brood lurking in the waters, prompting experts to warn that another giant jellyfish invasion may be on the horizon.
Last week we decided to go to a big oriental grocery market here in Houston. There were packages of jellyfish in the fish market. So I see this as a bonus for the Japanese.
And the remarkable fact is that these animals have the same brain and socially poisonous effect as A.C.O.R.N.!
(”I AM JIM THOMPSON!!!”)
So you say.
Where’s your birth certificate?
Will you accept a birth announcement in the local Penny Saver?
Ok, that one HAS to be photoshopped.
The Lord has sent a cure for any food shortage!
Jellyfish is good!
Jelly I like. Fish I like. Jellyfish, me no like.
Is there any part of the jellyfish that can be eaten?
It turns out, you don’t need a brain.
So, their mouth and their anus is at the same place, just like liberals.
Note to self:
1. Stay OUT of the gastrovascular cavity of a giant jellyfish and...
2. Are we sure these things aren’t politicians? They sport a mouth/anus combo... ;)
Mouth and anus all in one, just like a liberal, with the brain to match.
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