just when you thought it was safe to go back in the water . . .

Giant jellyfish sunk a Japanese fishing trawler the other day according to a story in the Telegraph.

Here’s the beginning of the story: “The trawler, the Diasan Shinsho-maru, capsized off Chiba`as its three-man crew was trying to haul in a net containing dozens of huge Nomura’s jellyfish.

Each of the jellyfish can weigh up to 200 kg and waters around Japan have been inundated with the creatures this year. Experts believe weather and water conditions in the breeding grounds, off the coast of China, have been ideal for the jellyfish in recent months. (click here to read more . . .)

Advertisements

1 Comment

Filed under Uncategorized

One response to “just when you thought it was safe to go back in the water . . .

  1. Incredible! So glad we don’t have giant jellyfish here on Cape Cod!

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s