Week 13

Blooms!

On a global scale, jellyfish populations in coastal marine ecosystems exhibit increasing trends of abundance. High-density outbreaks may directly or indirectly negatively affect human economic and recreational activities, as well as public health through impacts on tourism, fisheries, industry and local wildlife.


A Biomass!

If harvested the abundance of jellyfish could be a valuable source of bioactive compounds beneficial for cosmetic, medicinal and food industries; bioactive peptides, collagen and gelatine, fatty acids, enzymes, calcium, water-soluble minerals, and biopolymers. 

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Week 13

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