One Species at a Time Podcast: Red Paper Lantern Jellyfish

January 08, 2014 18:47

New results reported by the National Oceanography Centre suggest that 38 percent of deep ocean life in the North Atlantic could be lost over the next century due to a reduction of plant and animal life in the upper levels of the oceans that feed deep-sea life. Listen to Encyclopedia of Life’s One Species at a Time podcast about the Red Lantern Jellyfish, found about 800 meters below the sea surface, to learn more about how ocean life at various depths is interconnected and how it is being impacted by a changing climate.

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The One Species at a Time podcast series is supported by the Harvard Museum of Comparative Zoology.