Tag: Portuguese man o war

Report Jellyfish Stings In Ireland

The EcoJel Project is a 4-year project to assess the opportunities and detrimental impacts of jellyfish in the Irish Sea. Swimmers can report stings here by type (common, barrel, compass, blue jellyfish, Lion’s Mane jellyfish, Mauve stinger, Portuguese man o war, siphonophores, crystal jellyfish, sea gooseberry, comb jellyfish or salps), location, date,

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Are You Smarter Than A 5th Grader?

Despite the global proliferation of jellyfish in the world's oceans, how many people know much - or anything at all - about jellyfish? What are the names of the different types of jellyfish? How many are there? How many different types of jellyfish are there? What are the biggest jellyfish? What are the most poisonous jellyfish? How do they sting? How

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Don’t Get Stung By A Meanie

It seems contemporary oceans are returning to their primordial make-up the way jellyfish populations are growing throughout the world. Ocean Care Solutions reports the following trends, scary for open water swimmers: • The population of the pink meanies in the Gulf of Mexico is exploding. The pink meanie skips the peanut butter, but it eats jellies. • It

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Stingers Return To Gulf Coast

Riding the wind and ocean currents, millions of venomous ocean wanderers with a sail of a neon-blue gas bag and a reach of up to 10 meters are invading the southern and eastern coasts of America. Open water swimmers and beach-goers get entangled in poisonous tentacles and experience painful stings from North and South Carolina and Florida to the Gulf

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