Tag: Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute

What Stopped Chloë McCardel?

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. While the marathon swimming world cheered her on for her courageous swim, Chloë McCardel’s attempt to be the first person to complete a non-stop swim from Cuba to Florida without a shark cage or protective swim gear ended with a severe debilitating jellyfish sting. Although the type of jellyfish has yet to

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Photo Imaging Jellyfish In The Ocean

On her fourth attempt to swim from Cuba to Florida, Diana Nyad is pulling out the stops. On her support team, there are four jellyfish imaging specialists from the world-renowned Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute in Massachusetts. "We have a variety of visible and invisible photographic imaging equipment that can detect jellyfish in the water," explained

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