Pacific sea nettles have arrived…

What a picture! Sea nettles may be tough on the sea lions, but it’s great kayaking over these swarms. Thanks JellyBiologist! Chris

JellyBiologist

Along with this awesome sea lion photobomb pic, a jellywatch.org user reports over 100 sea nettles in Monterey, California on Friday, saying:

Sea nettles are back in the Monterey marina in large numbers. Usually there are all sizes from tiny to large, but this time they are mostly large

Be careful swimming folks, these guys can pack a sting. Pee also won’t likely help much, try lidocaine to neutralizing stinging cells and for pain relief.

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Science writer/educator exploring ocean coastlines and sharing via words, photos and stories to connect, inspire and conserve.
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