On Air Now More Music 1:00am - 6:30am Email
Now Playing Royals Lorde Download

Man o'War Jellyfish Spotted In Island's Seas

Man o\'War Jellyfish Spotted In Island\'s Seas

There’s been an influx of Portuguese man o’war Jelly fish washed up in the south of the Island.


This is troubling news to conservationists around the Island as this particular species are known to be toxic.


It’s been over 5 years since they were last spotted off the Island.


The Jellyfish can grow to 30 cm in length, and have stinging tentacles upto 10 metres in length, if anyone is stung by one of them they are advised to try and remove the stings with tweezers instead of conventional methods like applying vinegar.

More from Isle of Man News

Recently Played

Listen Live