result of unusually high populations in some years. Although the number of fishers targeting cannonball jellyfish in Georgia has remained stable over the years (averaging 6–12 fishers), the fishery in coastal Georgia has evolved and expanded, currently serving as the state's third‐largest commercial fishery in terms of weight (kg). settles onto a firm surface and develops into a polyp. Most of the large coastal jellyfish live about 2 Its dome-shaped bell can reach 25 cm in diameter and, in the Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico, the rim is sometimes colored with brown pigment. by light, so the entire population spawns at about the same time of day, often species), Staurozoa (about 50 species), Cubozoa (about 20 species), and Hydrozoa // --> , ,