Jellyfish season is well and truly upon us and you’re likely to see more of them around UK shores.
With that in mind, the University of Plymouth is teaming up with the Marine Conservation Society to test the public’s jellyfish identification skills and encourage them to report sightings as part of the charity’s national Jellyfish Survey.
They have developed a special Jellyfish ID Quiz, designed to understand how easy it is for people to identify the eight jellyfish and jellyfish-like species that visit the UK.
As well as trying to educate the public, it is also hoped to use the results to update and improve the survey so it can run for many more years to come.
The project is being led at the University by Catriona Duncan, a student on the pioneering MSc Marine Conservation programme. She said: