More than 60 venomous Portuguese Man-of-War have washed up on a Cornish beach, sparking a warning for half term holidaymakers.Read the full story ›
Visitors to Torquay have been delighted by the sight of several huge jellyfish basking in the waters.Read the full story ›
Hundreds of thousands of jellyfish have washed up on a Cornish beach. They've been spotted by Linda Sadler.Read the full story ›
A marine scientist is warning beaches may have to close because of huge numbers of jelly fish.
Hundreds of harmless barrel jelly fish are washing up around the West Country's coast.
But Dr Keith Hiscock warns people should be careful if more poisonous species appear.
He describes this as the year of the jelly fish because of the huge numbers.
Here's some evidence of the increasing numbers of jellyfish being washed up on our coastline.
This chap was spotted by one of our viewers James Crook at Dawlish sea wall on Sunday 14 June. He said it was one of four that had washed up on the beach looking very "fresh and alive".
Huge barrel jellyfish have been spotted in West Country waters in recent weeks.
This one was filmed by kayaker Jason Kiely in Plymouth Sound yesterday. It follows a large number of sightings off the Dorset coast - which scientists say is a growing trend.
Dorset has a new migrant population - barrel jellyfish are washing up in their dozens on its shores.Read the full story ›
The last year has seen a record number of jellyfish on our shores, according to a survey by the marine conservation society. It seems if you're on a beach in the Westcountry these days, they're never far away. But why are there so many more of them and are they as dangerous as some people think?
A clip from an interview with Matt Slater, of the Cornwall Wildlife Trust.