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Portuguese Man o' War

Habitat:

Galveston beach

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7 Comments

Bowqueen
Bowqueen 7 years ago

They were all over the beach. We definitely did not touch them.

SusanEllison
SusanEllison 9 years ago

good info..must make note!

KarenSaxton
KarenSaxton 9 years ago

We were in Hawaii with a college summer class, when a huge number of them had washed up on shore. They are not necessarily as poisonous as claimed. One of our group suffered as if he was sensitive to bee stings - feet swollen from walking in them and needed ER treatment for pain and that's because he didn't tell anyone for about 12 hours. The rest of us had extremely minor discomfort, if any at all. The camp we were staying in warned everyone at the first meal about them, and told us to use hot water and meat tenderizer on the stings

bowhunter187
bowhunter187 9 years ago

a Man Of War jellyfish good thing you didnt touch it

KarlaKlay
KarlaKlay 9 years ago

That is what it is!

KarenSaxton
KarenSaxton 9 years ago

second that

Bowqueen
Spotted by
Bowqueen

Galveston, Texas, USA

Spotted on Jun 24, 2011
Submitted on Jun 25, 2011

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