Outline [final] Jellyfish

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Outline- Jellyfish

I. Introduction
A. Personal interests
B. Public view
C. Thesis


II. Classification
A. General
B. Specific
1. Coelenterates
a. Scyphozoa
b. Hydrozoa
2. Zooplankton


III. Physical features
A. Anatomy
1. Body
2. Mouth
3. Oral arms
4. Tentacles
5. Size
6. Color
7. Sensory capabilities
a. Rhopalia
b. Statocysts
B. Reproduction
1. Yield
2. How often
3. Process of growth
C. Sting
1. Mechanics
2. Potency
3. General movement
4. Hunting/ eating


IV. Protecting against sting (Humans)
A. Prevention
B. Treatment


V. Predators and related issues
1. Animal
2. Environmental
a. Pollution
i. Pesticides -DDT
ii. Waste –POTWs
b. Tourism
i. Erosion
ii. Over fishing
iii. Increases waste
c. Solutions
i. Treatment-plant upgrades
ii. Source control
iii. Pretreatment of industrial wastes
iv. Make participation manditory


VI. Conclusion
A. Overview
B. Role of importance in environment


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