Sea Jellies Illuminated

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Experience Sea Jellies like never before with an illuminated backdrop full of colour and life. Plus, learn all about these amazing creatures in the first of its kind operating research laboratory from Griffith University.

Sea Jelly Exhibit

Fully accessible with an internal lift

Learn all about sea jellies in this interactive Exhibit

Working research laboratory from Griffith University

Be mesmerised by an array of illuminated sea jellies

Exhibit locations

Sea Jellies Illuminated

Located at the start of the park when you enter from Sea World's front gates, refer to the map for more details

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Fun Facts about Sea Jellies!

Blue Blubbers
Blue Blubbers
Scientific name: Catostylus mosaicus
Distribution: Eastern Australia and Southeast Asia

Blue blubbers form spectacular blooms in the estuaries and coastal waters of Eastern Australia. Usually Blue in Queensland waters, sometimes Catostylus can be brown or white in Southern waters.

Crystal Jellies
Crystal Jellies
Distribution: Tropical to Subtropical Australian Waters
Scientific name: Aldersladia magnificus

The Crystal jelly is the largest hydrozoan sea jelly and is famous for its ability to produce a bright Green light (bioluminescence) around the edge of its bell. Bioluminescence is produced by a protein, called the 'Green Fluorescent Protein' or 'GFP'.

Moon Jellies
Moon Jellies
Distribution: Worldwide, except for polar regions
Scientific name: Aurelia aurita

The Moon Jelly is probably the world's most common sea jelly. This species is highly invasive and can tolerate a wide range of conditions: they can even thrive in heavily polluted waters with little oxygen.

Partners

Griffith University Research Laboratory

The new Griffith Sea Jellies Research Laboratory is a state-of-the-art facility, which places Griffith University at the forefront of jellyfish research internationally. This exciting exhibit allows guests to capture a glimpse of leading research being undertaken into the fascinating world of sea jellies.

Surf Life Saving Queensland
Surf Life Saving Queensland

Sea World’s partnership with Surf Life Saving Queensland plays an important role in educating communities about aquatic safety and sea jelly stings with the goal of achieving ‘zero preventable deaths in Queensland's public waters.

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