This is an informational website about Aequorea victoria, commonly known as the crystal jellyfish.  The word jellyfish commonly is associated with pain due to stinging, but this is not the case for Aequorea victoriaAequorea victoria is a graceful translucent organism that is essentially harmless to humans.  In fact, Green Flourescent Protein (GFP) from Aequorea victoria has been quite helpful to humans in furthering biological and medical research.

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In addition to the information on GFP you will find information about Aequorea victoria through our topic pages listed along the left side of the page.  A great place to start is the classification page which can be accessed by clicking the Classification button at the bottom.  Thank you for visiting our page and enjoy learning about Aequorea victoria: The Glowing Glob.