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Dangerous Jellyfish Reported at Asan Beach

Jellyfish on Asan Beach are beautiful but dangerous.
Justin Mills

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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?

Japanese gun

The three guns located in the Piti Guns Unit were never fired during the War? Japanese soldiers and local laborers never mounted the guns in time.