A bonaire banded box jellyfish, Tamoya ohboya
CREDIT: 
Ned DeLoach

Box Jellyfish: One Species at a Time

Encyclopedia of Life and Atlantic Public Media

In this episode of the Podcast of Life, learn how three fiery, painful stings during an early morning swim in Hawaii changed the life of researcher Angel Yanagihara. Once the young biochemist had recovered from her box jelly encounter, Carybdea alata had her full attention. Now she works to unlock the secrets of venom of these beautiful, and sometimes dangerous, angels of the sea.