Anti-Jellyfish Nets Installation 2014
On July 17th-18th, the MED-JELLYRISK Project has launched the installation of the first anti-jellyfish nets in Tunisia (Hammamet and Monastir, 400 linear meters in total). On July 22, the first nets was installed in Italy, Favignana (Egadi Islands) and another one will be installed soon at the island of Ustica (NW Sicily). We will continue soon with other localities in Tunisia, Sicily (Lampedusa, Alcamo, Eolian islands) as well as Ibiza in Spain, and Malta. For those who will experience to safely swim within the net enclosures, please send us your feedback.
Jellyfish Photography Competition 2014
The MED-JELLYRISK Project welcomes you to the Jellyfish Photography Competition 2014. Register your user account and you'll be able to participate in the Photo Contest.
Spring Jellyfish Bloom 2014
In the month of April blooms of various species of jellyfish started to be evident in the study areas in Spain, Italy, Malta and Tunisia. Significant quantities of jellyfish, particularly Velella velella and Pelagia noctiluca, have reached the coast helped by the currents.