Jellyfish
2 months ago
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Invasion of jellyfish: Warning again issued off Myrtle Beach

For the second day in a row, forecasters are advising beachgoers to stay out of the surf in the Myrtle Beach area because of jellyfish.
Underwater
4 months ago
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‘Sea lice’ stinging swimmers off Florida’s Santa Rosa Beach

Swimmers at a Florida Panhandle beach are dealing with painful rashes from stinging jellyfish larvae, more commonly known as "sea lice."
Pier2Pier
1 year ago
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Many stung by jellyfish during swim race

Several competitors were stung by jellyfish, as the Wilmington Family YMCA and the Cape Fear Aquatic Club hosted the 11th annual Pier 2 Pier swim race Saturday.
People enjoy Labor Day weekend at Wrightsville Beach.
1 year ago
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Weather and jellyfish affect Labor Day weekend beach trips

We checked in with Wrightsville Beach Ocean Rescue, as they increased patrols for the Labor Day weekend.
Portugese Man O' War (Photo by Scott Sonnenberg)
1 year ago
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NWS warns of jellyfish, rip currents around Carolina Beach

The National Weather Service in Wilmington has issued a beach hazard statement until 8 p.m. because of jellyfish and rip currents at Pleasure Island.
EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: The Jellyfish Whisperer
2 years ago
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EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: The Jellyfish Whisperer

Jellyfish can be scary. We know they come in all shapes and sizes and some can sting, but there are a lot of unknowns as well. Our Extraordinary Person of the Week studies jellyfish and says there are folks think jellyfish populations are on the rise. His research, though, shows that it's a myth. In fact, he says jellyfish numbers rise and fall over a 20 year time frame and it's that kind of knowledge that makes Rob Condon....the Jellyfish Whisperer.
Jellyfish invade local beaches
8 years ago
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Jellyfish invade local beaches

North Carolina beach goers have been seeing a lot more of a certain slimy creature lately. Jellyfish are invading the North Carolina coast, partly because of the unseasonably high water temperatures.