Australian Spotted Jellyfish

Australian Spotted Jellyfish

Susan H. Gray (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602797529

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Description

Swarms of the dinner-plate-size invasive Australian Spotted Jellyfish have been reported from East Texas to Florida in the Gulf of Mexico and along the Atlantic coastlines of Florida and South Carolina. These creatures present a major threat to the shrimp fishery. Readers will be introduced to the concepts of invasive species and challenged to think critically about the cause, effect, and control of dangerous creatures.

Reading Level
Lexile
860L
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
T
ATOS
5.5
DRA
50
Categories
Genre
Marine Life
Interest Age
Ages 9-12 Ages 13+
Grade
4th Grade 5th Grade 6th Grade 7th Grade 8th Grade
Subject
Science
Language
English (US)
Type
Non-Fiction
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