Clinging Jellyfish

Painful Clinging Jellyfish Reported at Tices Shoal
If you're like me and you like to go into the water at Tices Shoal...Be careful!
The Clinging Jellyfish was discovered in the Barnegat Bay this weekend. Approximately forty of them were spotted and two people were hospitalized due to its painful sting...
The backstory of the venomous clinging jellyfish
Between May and October each year the Barnegat Bay Partnership (on the heels of their State of the Bay Report release), samples with a 50-foot seine net at numerous parts of Barnegat Bay looking for juvenile fish. Officials have come across a variety of estuarine fish since 2012, but among them four…
Watch Out For a Rare Painful Jellyfish This Summer
A Jellyfish normally found in the Pacific Ocean has been discovered this week in the Barnegat Bay. Researchers don't know why it is here, but they say to watch out this Summer.
It's known as the "Clinging" Jellyfish, and it certainly packs a punch.
According to the Woods Ho…