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    War In The Pacific

    National Historical Park Guam

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  • Asan Beach Unit Closed Off a Section Due to Little Fire Ants

    Due to the presence of the invasive Little Fire Ant, War in the Pacific National Historical Park has closed a part of the Asan Beach Unit. More »

  • Additional Closure in Asan Beach Unit

    The park has closed an additional area along Asan Beach due to the invasive Little Fire Ant. More »

  • Temporary Closure of Asan Bay Overlook

    Renovations have begun at the Asan Bay Overlook, including removal and replacement of panels at the Memorial Wall. To ensure visitor safety and provide space for equipment, sections of the site will be closed to the public through mid-July. More »

Dangerous Jellyfish Reported at Asan Beach

Jellyfish on Asan Beach are beautiful but dangerous.
Justin Mills

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News Release Date: December 28, 2012
Contact: Theo Chargualaf, 671-477-7278 x1005

National Park Service staff have observed numerous Portuguese Man-of-War, a type of stinging jellyfish, washed ashore at Asan Beach. Contact with this type of jellyfish can cause intense pain and serious injury. Seek immediate medical attention for serious stings. Due to the presence of jellyfish, visitors are advised to stay away from the beach and out of the ocean. For more information or questions contact Theo Chargualaf, Acting Superintendent, at 477-7278, extension 1005, or the park visitor center at 333-4050.

Did You Know?

The Fonte unit and quarry area, August 1, 1945, National Archive image

Fonte Plateau was the site of a former Japanese naval communications center on Guam during World War II?