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Giant Echizen jellyfish off Japan coast

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Japan's fishing industry is under threat from an unusual predator. Swarms of giant jellyfish have appeared along the Pacific coast after apparently drifting from spawning grounds in Chinese and Korean waters.

The Echizen jellyfish have already cost the industry millions of Yen.

Ashleigh Nghiem reports.

Footage courtesy of Papalagi Diving School

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