Nature Foundation Records Presence of Box Jellyfish in local waters after individuals Stung. Gives Tips on First Aid and Prevention for Jellyfish Stings. | SMN News

PHILIPSBURG:—The Sint Maarten Nature Foundation has taken note of reports that two individuals were stung by sea wasps or box-jellyfish over the last few days. Usually this time of year there may be a natural increase of the species in local waters. “The box jellyfish, Cubazoa, is a species that can be fairly common this time of year. Unfortunately, two individuals were stung over the past few days and there was a need to receive medical treatment. Fortunately, the victims are doing well and are recovering. Box jellyfish can have potent venom but the really dangerous species are not found

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