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Thursday, November 22, 2007

Originally uploaded by neil_barman

Imagine 10 square miles, 35 feet deep, consisting of billions of jellyfish "attacking" (or coming into contact with?) caged salmon.

"Jellyfish wiped out Northern Ireland's only salmon farm, with more than 1 million pounds' ($2.06 million) worth of stock massacred in the attack.
Staff on their way to give the fish their morning feed noticed a "reddish-brown tinge" to the sea and then realized the boats were struggling to make headway through an expanse of jellyfish up to 35 feet deep..."
(read article) (and another)

As we continue to wobble off balance environmentally, we will be seeing more of this type of "weird" news.
Many thanks to neil barman for the super cool picture made available for use through the Creative Commons license.
posted by Deb, 5:58 PM


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