large jellyfish get washed up in Burnham-On-Sea and Brean
users in Burnham-On-Sea, Berrow and Brean have been warned to watch
out for jellyfish this week after more of the creatures have been
washed up along our tide lines.
Moon and Barrel Jellyfish, which can deliver a mild sting to paddlers
and swimmers, were washed up at Brean over the weekend and the large
jellyfish pictured above was also washed up on Burnham-On-Sea beach.
walker Keith Nichols contacted Burnham-On-Sea.com on Sunday, saying:
"There was a large jellyfish on the beach today about two feet
across not far from lighthouse."
wide Moon jellyfish was washed up at Brean, as pictured below, which
was one of several large jellyfish on local beaches during the past
can give a nasty sting so we are advising people using the sea to
keep an eye out for them at the moment," said the beach warden.
month we reported here
on a series of jellyfish being washed up along the beach between
Burnham-On-Sea and Brean.
for the Marine Conservation Society (MCS) told Burnham-On-Sea.com:
"While some jellyfish are harmless or have a very mild sting,
others have a more painful sting. We recommend that, for your own
safety, you do not touch them and watch out for them if using the
sea where they have been seen."