What is the habitat of the jellyfish?


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Jellyfish can be found in oceans throughout the world, and some even live in saltwater lakes. In general, jellyfish prefer the warm temperatures of tropical waters, although there are a few species that dwell in cold or even frigid waters in the Arctic and Antarctic.

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What is the habitat of the jellyfish?
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Jellyfish can live in many different zones in the ocean, and they range from the open ocean to the water near the coast. They can survive at different depths, depending on the species, with some living in the deeper, dark depths of the ocean and others living closer to the surface.

No true jellyfish dwell in freshwater. Any species that is referred to as a freshwater jellyfish are actually hydrozoans.

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