FEmini - Meet Your Jellyfish Overlords 9: Siphonophorae

Photo by Kevin Raskoff

Photo by Kevin Raskoff

Summary

Season 1 may be over on the main feed, but we've got a few more overlords for you yet!

If you're familiar with your ocean fauna, you may have already heard of the order Siphonophorae, the Portuguese Man 'O War being the most famous member. Listen to learn more about this big, weird, stingy, stringy gang of sea goop.

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Shownotes

This episode features Dr. Lisa-ann Gershwin, the author of Stung: On Jellyfish Blooms and the Future Of The Ocean, and Jellyfish: A Natural History.  Learn more about her work at http://lisagershwin.com/.

Music for this episode was produced by Sunfish Moon Light.

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