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Description: Box Jellyfish are also known as Sea Wasp. The Box Jellyfish are pale and you can see through them.
Habitat: This jellyfish appears to travel to the shore in calm weather but also on rising tides.
Diet: Box Jellyfish eat small animals such as shrimp, plankton and other jellyfish. It catches its prey with its tentacles. Some Box Jellyfish stings kill and some just hurt.
# Of Young: When the baby jellyfish is born it is a planula. The planula attaches to something hard under water and grows into a polyp. This polyp lives for several years and picks up food. Each polyp has it's own asexual reproduction. A series of grooves appear in the body of the polyp. These grooves get deeper until they can cut out of the body. When it comes out it is a baby Box Jellyfish, also known as a floating medusa.
Enemies: Enemies like the Arron Crab will gobble up a jellyfish in one bite. The turtles like to eat the Box Jellyfish also. Snail and certain fish nibble on their tentacles. The Box Jellyfish fights back by stinging its enemies.
Weird and Wild Facts: The Box Jellyfish kill more people than Great White Sharks. Box Jellyfish have no gills or organs to breathe with.
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