A moon jellyfish glows light purple as light from the surface illuminates it.

The Deep Level of the Aquarium takes you to an almost alien place rarely traveled by humans, and no creatures seem more alien than jellies. 

Their amorphous bodies and vine-like tentacles billow as they drift in three separate vessels, greeting you as you head to the massive oculus window at the bottom of the Gulf Stream Aquarium. Learn why jelly populations have spiked in recent decades, how humans might play a part and what that means for the health of oceans in general.

Did You Know?

Well Armed

Jellies have special cells along their tentacles harboring harpoon-like structures full of venom, called nematocysts.