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22 September 2008 07:15

22 September 2008 06:45

SI NMNH - Jellyfish Romance - (Carybdea sivickisi)

For most jellyfish, reproduction is not a particularly romantic affair. Typically, males release sperm into the water so that their genetic material can bump into and fertilize eggs released by female jellyfish in a similar fashion. This behavior, known as mass spawning, allows jellyfish to “mate” without the lovers even needing to meet.