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Posted at 12:44 PM ET, 09/24/2010

Jellyfish in the Inner Harbor?

By Washington Post editors

Inner Harbor's no place to swim anyway, but now you can add another reason not to go in the water downtown: jellyfish.

The Baltimore Sun reports that softball-sized, milky white, bell-shaped jellyfish with long, trailing tentacles could be seen moving slowly about Thursday in the murky water by the USS Constellation.

Scientists identified them as Chrysaora quinquecirrha — the most common of sea nettles in the Chesapeake Bay. Usually, though, they hang out farther south, where they sting unwary bathers and swimmers.

Read more about jellyfish in the Inner Harbor in the Baltimore Sun.

By Washington Post editors  | September 24, 2010; 12:44 PM ET
Categories:  Maryland  
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Comments

Clearly the author is not a local...we've had those hated jellies in the Bay for as long as I can remember.

Posted by: pricehill1984 | September 24, 2010 2:32 PM | Report abuse

And what difference does it make???? It could be JELLY there and it affects no one...What a non news issue....

Posted by: pentagon40 | September 24, 2010 3:52 PM | Report abuse

And what difference does it make???? It could be JELLY there and it affects no one...What a non news issue....

Posted by: pentagon40 | September 24, 2010 3:53 PM | Report abuse

And what difference does it make???? It could be JELLY there and it affects no one...What a non news issue....

Posted by: pentagon40 | September 24, 2010 3:53 PM | Report abuse

Bio-terrorism?

Posted by: Bob_Dobbs | September 24, 2010 6:31 PM | Report abuse

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