Box jellyfish advisory issued

Box jellyfish (file photo)

The Department of Agriculture’s Division of Aquatic and Wildlife Resources (DAWR) Fisheries would like to remind people to be on the lookout for box jellyfish (Physalia physalis).

Box jellyfish can be found on the beach or in the water, especially on reef flats. Box jellyfish are anticipated from November 9-11, 2020. Both box jellyfish and Indo-Pacific man-o-wars can sting even if washed on the beach and dead.

If box jellyfish or Indo-Pacific man-o-wars are seen, please notify DAWR Fisheries at
(671) 735-0289/82/91/94 or email