Monthly Archives: December 2018

Stung by a Moon – Celebration of the Aurelia aurita genome

On 3 December 2018, the first jellyfish genome was published online at Nature Ecology and Evolution. To be clear, the is the first genome of a cnidarian with a jellyfish stage (i.e. medusa). What was the lucky species? Aurelia aurita (species 1 complex), the Moon jelly. Moon jellies are a commonly encountered species around the world, and probably one of the first jellies most

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