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Call Me Sting …

Jellyfish sting

In times like these when countries seem intent on moving further apart, I was delighted to receive news of an amazing act of generosity following the St. Martin Billfish Tournament. When a couple of boats had problems at sea, they …

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Jellyfish Sting? BEST Treatment Tips!

Jellyfish : Purple-striped Jelly (Chrysaora Colorata)

At any time during the year and in every ocean, swimmers and divers encounter jellyfish. They come in a variety of shapes and colors, from translucent to vibrant colors like pink, yellow, purple, and even luminescent. They range in size …

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Jellyfish Fascination

Spider crabs riding outside of the cannonball jelly. Photo by Captain Judy Helmey

I know you are not going to believe this, but as of my upcoming birthday, November 13, 2015, I will have 50 years behind the helm. I started navigating with my father at the age of five and haven’t stopped yet. …

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Jellyfish Harvest in Georgia Wets Appetites in Asia

Conveyor belt loads jellyfish into a vat. Photo courtesy Georgia DNR

What started as an experimental fishery has now grown into the third largest volume export for Georgia. The harvest of cannonball jellyfish extends the working season for commercial trawlers, provided they use modified nets and possess a letter of authorization from …

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Jellyfish Season

As the waters warm thus comes the onslaught of Jellyfish. Here’s a brief primer to Jellyfish identification, how to avoid being stung and ultimately the treatment of the sting.

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