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  • Welcome to the Jelly Jungle

    Deep inside the Institute of Marine and Environmental Technology (IMET) building, the National Aquarium runs a little-known lab. Here we carry out the propagation of jellies, many of which later end up on exhibit in Jellies Invasion. Read on for a peek into the process! Read More

    Published 11/4/2019

  • The Jelly With Stinging Snot

    Upside-down jellies are unique, in more ways than one! Read More

    Published 4/17/2019

  • Happy Jellyfish Day!

    Jellies can be found in waters across the world, and we’re highlighting those closest to home to celebrate Jellyfish Day! Read More

    Published 11/3/2018

  • Introducing the Atlantic Bay Nettle

    Until recently, it was thought that the Chesapeake Bay’s iconic jelly species was an Atlantic sea nettle—but according to recent research, these invertebrates are a separate species from their ocean-based counterparts. Read More

    Published 1/11/2018

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