Jellyfish or Mauve stinger, Pelagia noctiluca. Is typically an offshore species, although sometimes it is washed near the coastlines and may be
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Dimensions:2889 x 3780 px | 24.5 x 32 cm | 9.6 x 12.6 inches | 300dpi
Date taken:9 February 2018
stranded in great numbers on beaches. They are bioluminescent: have an ability to produce light in the form of flashes when the medusa is stimulated by turbulence created by waves or by a ship’s motion. Stinging of this jellyfish produce remarkable effects on human skin, such as erythema, swelling, burning and vesicles, and at times further severe dermonecrotic, cardio- and neurotoxic effects, which are particularly dangerous in sensitive persons. Azores