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  • Popular science helps to discover the abundance of this jellyfish

    Karen Kienberger with the jellyfish Rhizostoma luteum. / Darius Enayati

    Adeline Marcos | 12 November 2018 09:30

    When the Rhizostoma luteum jellyfish was discovered at the beginning of the 19th century in the waters of the Strait of Gibraltar, only nine specimens were identified. For years, it was so inconspicuous that later, in the 20th century, it failed to turn up for six decades. A team of scientists, with the help of a citizen initiative, has now confirmed that it is not really as difficult to find a...