Warning: Fears raised as lethal jellyfish washes up off Donegal coast

first_imgSAFETY WARNING: Fears have been raised and a public warning has been issued after a Portuguese Man of War was found washed up off the Donegal coastline. The notorious jellyfish has the most dangerous sting of any sea creature and are extremely dangerous dead or alive.Kincasslagh Harbour posted the following statement and images on their Facebook timeline. “We have had confirmed reports of a number of Portuguese Man of War.“These have the appearance of jelly fish but technically are a number of sea animals all attached as a group.“They have what is considered the most dangerous sting of any sea creature and are dangerous dead or alive. The sting is from the very long tentacles. “Please DO NOT touch, keep animals away. If stung seek medical attention immediately.“Considered a serious risk to people who may suffer Anaphylaxis.”The deadly jellyfish’s venomous tentacles can deliver a painful (and sometimes fatal) sting and members of the public are advised to stay away from any washed up jellyfish. Advertisement Warning: Fears raised as lethal jellyfish washes up off Donegal coast was last modified: September 26th, 2016 by Mark ForkerShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)last_img