Welcome to Jellyfish Lake – home to the unusual golden jellyfish.
- The golden jellyfish is a unique subspecies, found in just one lake in the Republic of Palau.
- Golden jellyfish have a symbiotic relationship with tiny algal organisms called zooxanthellae.
- Golden jellyfish feed on sugars produced by the zooxanthellae living inside the jellyfish's tissues.
- Jellyfish sense their environment using a primitive nervous system called a nerve net.
On a small island in the republic of Palau, is a body of water called Jellyfish Lake.
It’s home to nearly twenty million members of a unique subspecies found nowhere else on Earth.
These are golden jellyfish.
And they have a strange method of feeding.
Unlike most jellyfish, the golden jellyfish doesn’t ...
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