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Stop the Sting: Jellyfish in Barnegat Bay

Have jellyfish made it more difficult for you and your family to enjoy your summer on the shore? Learn all

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Jellyfish Dynamics in a Changing (Local) World

Please join Rutgers Cooperative Extension to learn more about the global stressors which affect jellies (temperature, dissolved oxygen, manmade structures).

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Jellyfish Barrier Nets – Do They Work?

A newly published peer-reviewed article in Ocean & Coastal Management reports the results of a BBP project studying the effectiveness

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Atlantic Sea Nettle (Chrysaora quinquecirrha)

New Jellyfish Species Discovered

Have you ever been stung by a sea nettle jellyfish in the Barnegat Bay?  Turns out the culprit was likely

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Upcoming Events

  1. Jellyfish Dynamics in a Changing (Local) World

    May 23 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  2. Barnegat Bay Blitz 2022

    June 3 - June 11
  3. Great Bay Blvd “Bike N’ Bird”

    June 3 @ 3:00 pm - 3:45 pm
  4. Grassle Marsh Guided Trail Walk

    June 3 @ 4:00 pm - 4:45 pm
  5. Project WET’s Climate Water & Resiliency

    June 7 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Science Updates

See current water-quality data from our three continuous monitoring stations in the bay, which transmit data in near real time to NJDEP. Data are available HERE to download and use.

The BBP submitted comments on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ New Jersey Back Bays Coastal Storm Risk Management Study report.  More information is available HERE.

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