3.B.1.2 Mnemiopsis leidyi jelly

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The rainbow jelly or Leidy's comb jelly Mnemiopsis leidyi is an exotic species accidentally introduced to the Black Sea in the early 1980s. Today its a mass planktonik species with atotal biomass of about 1,000,000,000 tons. It feeds on zooplankton, eggs and fish larvae. It grows to a size of up to 10-15 cm.
Source: Biolological Diversity in the Black Sea, BSEP Series Vol.3.

See also

3.B.1.2 Opportunistic settlers
3.B.1 Fisheries issues: status of stocks and management of wild resources
3.C.2.1 Trout shore-based aquaculture
2.C.2.1 Sea cages for salmon and trout
2.B.3 The Black Sea coast
2.A.4.2 Municipal garbage dumped in a sensitive Black Sea wetland
2.A.4.3 The 100,000 ton oil tanker Nassia, on fire near the Bosphorus on March 1994
2.C.3 Ecological demonstration in Turkey