Jellyfish are found in salt oceans and freshwater lakes. Shutterstock.

Jellyfish Live All Over The World

Well, as long as there is water. Jellyfish live in every single ocean of the world – the Atlantic, the Pacific, the Indian, and the Arctic Oceans. Oceans are made of saltwater, and animals that have adapted to living in seawater are unable to live in freshwater. So if you take a jellyfish from the ocean and put it into a freshwater lake, it will die.

But some types of jellyfish do live in freshwater! You may have thought that you could be safe from jellyfish stings if you go swimming in a lake or a river, but some freshwater bodies have jellyfish swimming through them.