Jellies of the Twilight Zone
November 20, 2019
Jellyfish have lived on earth more than 600 million years, and boast a diverse evolutionary history. Most jellyfish species live in what is known as the ocean's "Twilight Zone." Little is known about this ocean region since it is vastly underexplored, but WHOI is on a mission to change that.
With our new AUV Mesobot, the institution plans to study the Twilight Zone and the creatures that call it home.
We have partnered with 4Ocean to release a Jellyfish Bracelet. The purchase of each bracelet funds the removal of one pound of plastic from the ocean. It also demonstrates your commitment to advancing knowledge about the ocean and reminds others of the need for research that will help us better understand the "ocean twilight zone," where many gelatinous animals live.