jellyfish warning issued to beach users in Burnham and Brean
users in Burnham-On-Sea, Berrow and Brean have this week again been
warned to watch out for jellyfish along tide lines.
Moon and Barrel Jellyfish, which can deliver a mild sting to paddlers
and swimmers, have been washed up along local beaches during recent
14-inch wide Moon jellyfish was washed up at Brean, as pictured
here, one of several large jellyfish on local beaches during the
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.
jellyfish is one of the biggest we've seen this season - it's quite
a big one!"
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."