Treatment for a jellyfish sting includes rinsing the area with seawater or a solution of salt water. With some types of stings, soaking the affected area in vinegar mixed with an equal amount of water helps to relieve th... More »

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If the offending jellyfish lives in nontropical waters, treat a sting by using seawater to wash the area and deactivate the stinging cells left behind. For stings in tropical waters, WebMD recommends using vinegar as a r... More »

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A jellyfish has no eyes, ears, nose, brain or heart. In fact, a jellyfish has no head or bones of any kind and is made almost entirely of water. More »

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Many species of jellyfish are transparent or partially transparent. The bell-shaped body of the jellyfish is filled with a gelatinous substance that is mostly water. With no skeleton and few specialized internal organs, ... More »

www.reference.com Pets & Animals Marine Life Jellyfish

The cabbage-head jellyfish, more commonly known as the cannonball jellyfish, lives in warm, temperate estuary waters around the world. They are commonly found along the North American Atlantic seaboard, but also live in ... More »

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Box jellyfish live by the coasts of Australia and in the Indo-Pacific Ocean. They have up to 15 tentacles, which can reach 10 feet in length. Although they do not have a central nervous system, box jellyfish have advance... More »

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Jellyfish eat their prey by first paralyzing them by stinging them, and then drawing the prey in through the mouth, which is a hole in the middle of the jellyfish's body, reports National Geographic. When the jellyfish h... More »