Jellyfish Discovery! - NEW
Jellyfish Discovery - Now Open!
They have no brain, heart, nerves or blood and they are considered one of the most mysterious creatures of the deep… Now, they can be seen like never before as SEA LIFE® Aquarium at LEGOLAND® California Resort introduces, Jellyfish Discovery. This new interactive attraction offers guests a up-close look at more than 100 jellies gracefully dancing around ceiling-high tube tanks with multi-colored spotlights.
Jellyfish Discovery features a variety of jellyfish species from around the globe including moon jellies, blubber jellies and spotted jellies. Hands on elements and daily educational talks give guests a better understanding of these ghost-like creatures and their ability to move in water so gracefully.
Did you know...
Jellyfish have no nerves; no blood, no heart and no brain, and their bodies consist 95% of water!
As creatures with visual sense they are a wonder of nature and move like ghosts through the water. They swim around by contracting movements of their umbrella or float easily.
They swim by contracting movements of their umbrella and most pick up foods by grabbing small plankton with their feeding tentacles.
The have stinging cells called nematocysts which "paralyze their prey". These are the same stinging cells that often sting humans while they are wading in the water. Very hot water is the best method of removing the stinging sensation from your skin.
Jellyfish have been around for more than 650 million years. Different species of jellyfish can be found in all the worlds’ oceans, which means that they outdate both dinosaurs and sharks. Jellyfish have sense organs to perceive smell, light and other animals.