More than 150 people going by Mumbai shorelines were harmed after scores of blue bottle jellyfish, otherwise called Portuguese man-of-war, assaulted them, causing frenzy and dread among the people.
Blue Bottle Jelly Fish Injured 150 People In Mumbai Beach
The Portuguese man-of-war has long tentacles, which enter the body and convey an excruciatingly painful sting. The venomous sting can kill fish, yet not people. As per the report, numerous people have been harmed in the previous two days, causing tingling sensation and pain for a long duration of time.
Local people said that the blue bottle jellyfish are for the most part found in Mumbai, amid the mid-storm season every year, yet this time they were seen in curiously extensive numbers.
The Portuguese Man-of-War has a place with the Physaliidae family and is normally found in the Atlantic, Pacific, and Indian Oceans.
The blue bottle jellyfish is definitely not a single creature, however a state of four sorts of exceedingly changed zooids that are subject to each other for survival.
The name “man-of-war” began from an eighteenth-century outfitted cruising ship. They inhabit the surface of the sea, along these lines, amid solid breezes, they are driven onto shorelines. A shopkeeper at Juhu Beach said that around 150 people have been assaulted by the jellyfish in recent days.
“The beach is full of jellyfish. Many people have been injured, from the past two days. I am helping them by rubbing lemon when they are stung. I suggest, people should avoid visiting beach for now,” he said.