From scanning for bats to counting jellyfish, citizen science in action in Hong Kong

//From scanning for bats to counting jellyfish, citizen science in action in Hong Kong

From scanning for bats to counting jellyfish, citizen science in action in Hong Kong

In the waters of Victoria Harbour near the Hong Kong Maritime Museum, three jellyfish glide amid the seaweed, floating twigs and marine litter, showing that people don’t have to venture far out to sea to spot them. These jellyfish, says expert John Terenzini, are Cyanea nozakii, known locally as Lion’s Mane. “It’s a bit confusing because Lion’s Mane is used for a different species internationally – that’s the problem with common names versus scientific ones,” he adds.Terenzini, who recently…

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