NPS Warns Portuguese Man-of-Wars Spotted at Asan Beach


Guam – The National Park Service is warning that members of its staff have observed numerous Portuguese Man-of-War (also known as Blue Bottle), a type of stinging jellyfish, washed ashore at Asan Beach.

Contact with this type of jellyfish can cause intense pain and serious injury. Seek immediate medical attention for serious stings. Due to the presence of jellyfish and high surf advisory, visitors are advised to stay out of the ocean and away from any washed up carcasses.