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Jellyfish invade the port of Trieste in northern Italy

Frozen Jellyfish
Italy
Published Apr 29, 2022

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Jellyfish have flooded the harbor in the northern Italian city of Trieste, as drone footage shows, an invasion that scientists say may have been due to the effects of winds and changes in temperature from the sea. The same phenomenon was observed in April last year, when thousands of “rhizostoma pulmo”, known as barrel jellyfish, entered the harbor area.

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ROME (Reuters) - Jellyfish have flooded the harbor in the northern Italian city of Trieste, as drone footage shows, an invasion that scientists say may have been due to the effects of winds and changes in temperature. from the sea. The same phenomenon was observed in April last year, when thousands of “rhizostoma pulmo”, known as barrel jellyfish, entered the harbor area. “We are seeing a warming of the sea, and the increase in jellyfish could be caused in part as an effect of that,” Valentina Tirelli, a researcher at the National Institute of Oceanography and Experimental Geophysics, told the newspaper la Repubblica. "Some changes in temperature that are not so important to us, matter to these invertebrates, the fact that they start to reproduce 3 weeks or months earlier is of great ...
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