01/15/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Great Jellyfish Explosion Explained

If you have any interest whatsoever in jellyfish--and, really, who doesn't?--then you should head on over to the National Science Foundation (NSF) website and read their special report on the environmental causes and ramifications of large jellyfish swarms. The interactive site is chock-full of videos, pictures (of course), interesting trivia (for example: a single jellyfish may release up to 45,000 eggs in a day) and several excellent primers on the species' ecology and swarm behavior.