Rare jellyfish invading South Bay, blame El Nino - CBS News 8 - San Diego, CA News Station - KFMB Channel 8

Rare jellyfish invading South Bay, blame El Nino

Posted: Updated:

SAN DIEGO (CBS 8) - Swarms of dinner-plate sized creatures are invading the waters off Chula Vista. 

They have been identified as Australian Spotted Jellyfish and hordes of them have been seen in the South Bay in the last few days. They're native to the western side of the Pacific Ocean, Australia and Japan. 

So what are they doing here? Biologists say, blame El Nino. 

The jellies have a mild sting and aren't considered dangerous. However, biologist say if you see them, it's best to look, not touch. 

Powered by Frankly
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2017 Midwest Television, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, and Terms of Service, and Ad Choices.