Bloom

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noun - A bloom is a group of jellyfish that is also sometimes called a smack, swarm or fluther. Bloom is usually used for a large group of jellyfish that gather in a small area, but may also have a time component, referring to seasonal increases, or numbers beyond what was expected.

Anne Marie Ward encounter a bloom of jellyfish in the North Channel.

Synonyms

smack, swarm, fluther, Smuth, Smuck, Brood, and improperly School.

Craig Lenning Sighting of Jellyfish Bloom

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