Poisonous jellyfish have appeared at beaches in Italy
MOSCOW, September 20 — RIA Novosti. Poisonous jellyfish — jellyfish with the body in the form of a bell — appeared on the beaches in the Italian region of Apulia, according to Ambienteambienti.
“From the beginning of June in the Adriatic sea observed toxic cuboid jellyfish. They were seen in the waters off the Gargano promontory in the lagoon of Varano, near Bari”, — writes the edition.
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This species of jellyfish inhabits the waters of the Atlantic ocean. The reason for their appearance in the Adriatic sea off the coast of Italy has become, according to scientists, the excessive multiplication in the ocean due to commercial fishing, which feeds on the larvae of jellyfish.
“Jellyfish close to the coast due to the artificial lighting of beaches. Therefore, tourists should avoid swimming at night. Burns need to treat this place with ammonia and hot water and to seek medical help”, — quotes the edition of the biologist, Lucrezia Cilenti.
Jellyfish a group of jellyfish that lives in warm seas. Among them are the types of burns which are extremely poisonous and can be fatal to humans.