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Do box jellyfish sleep at night?

Jamie E Seymour, Teresa J Carrette and Paul A Sutherland
Med J Aust 2004; 181 (11): 707.

A novel tagging technique has uncovered some surprising information about jellyfish behaviour

Jamie E Seymour, BSc(Hons), PhD, Senior lecturer
Teresa J Carrette, BSc, MSc, Research Offcier
Paul A Sutherland, MSc, Director, Other World Images, Princeton, New Jersey
School of Tropical Biology, James Cook University, Cairns, QLD.
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