Jellyfish At Asan Beach

2015 Jelly Fish at Asan beach

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News Release Date: February 5, 2015

Contact: Mike Gawel, Chief of Resources Management, 671-477-7278 Ext 1010

Dangerous Jellyfish Reported At Asan Beach

National Park Service staff urge the public to be aware of numerous Portuguese Man-of-War (also known as Blue Bottle), a type of stinging jellyfish, washed ashore at Asan Beach and other beaches on Guam. 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 and high surf, for your safety visitors are advised to stay out of the ocean. For more information or questions contact Mike Gawel, Chief of Resources Management, at 477-7278, extension 1010, or the park visitor center at 333-4050, or visit www.nps.gov/wapa


 



Last updated: March 1, 2015

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