Call for a 2015 MED-JELLYRISK research internship at ICM-CSIC, Barcelona
In the framework of the ENPI CBCMED project MEDJELLYRISK, CONISMA launches a call for one proposal of research stage to be carried out at ICM-CSIC Barcelona (Spain) and/or associated laboratories to promote the exchange of experiences between CONISMA and ICM-CSIC on the topic of analysis of data of distribution and occurrence of jellyfish along Mediterranean coasts obtained through citizen science campaigns.
Jellyfish Photography Competition Winners 2014
The best submissions received within the MED-JELLYRISK Jellyfish Photography Competition have been recently announced. In the Camera category there are two winners: "Floating raft", a fried egg jellyfish giving refuge to a number of fish fry - by Giulia Durante, taken in Bari, Italy, and "Hula skirt Siphonopohre", Physophora hydrostatica - by Pete Bullen, taken in Xwejni, Gozo. In the Smartphone category the winner is: "Moon jellyfish", Aurelia aurita - by Elena Stanca, photographed at the aquarium in Heraklion, Crete.
First Med-Jellyrisk School 2014
The first Med-Jellyrisk School "Introduction to Pelagic Cnidarians and Ctenophores: Research Topics and Methods" was held in Barcelona, 10-15 November 2014, with 25 attendees from Spain, Italy, Malta, Tunisia, UK, Croatia, Turkey and Israel. It was a great opportunity for knowledge transfer, and undoubtedly a great experience!