Nature & Environment
Japanese fish trawler sunk by giant jellyfish
By T.K. Randall
November 3, 2009 · 22 comments
Image Credit: Ole Kils
A 10-ton fishing boat capsized off the coast of Japan after the crew attempted to haul a net filled with giant jellyfish on board. The area has been inundated with monster jellyfish weighing up to 200kg and measuring up to 2m in length.
A 10-ton fishing boat has been sunk by gigantic jellyfish off eastern Japan. The trawler, the Diasan Shinsho-maru, capsized off Chiba`as its three-man crew was trying to haul in a net containing dozens of huge Nomura's jellyfish.
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