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This could cut down on vacation fun!

OB

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Darnit... AND they got Physalia physalis down as a jellyfish again, stuuupeeed media.
 

DWhatley

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It seems NYC can't be left out either

http://scienceblogs.com/deepseanews/2008/08/revenge_of_the_jellies.php

I remember vacationing in FL as a teen (and being stung solidly snorkeling once) and later with my children and often seeing many Man-O-War on the beach, jelly fish in the surf (thanks for the hint OB, I had no idea Man-O-War were NOT jelly fish) and beach closings when they were too numerous. I have not seen them in years. The furthest back anyone has mentioned in these articles is 20 years and the time frame I refer to is 30 - 40 years ago. It seems we have not kept records before now. In this case, I can't help but wonder about cyclic trends. I don't doubt the problems and nothing bad can come of our heightened awareness but I am not sold about this "sign"
 

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...and now we have them in Arizona!!!! Oh wait, that was a cricket...
 

DWhatley

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cthulhu77;122626 said:
...and now we have them in Arizona!!!! Oh wait, that was a cricket...

You don't get them until California drops off and takes part of Mexico with it.
 

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