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‘Stinging Water’: Jellyfish Release Toxic Mucus

'Stinging Water': Jellyfish Release Toxic Mucus

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 19, 2020 (HealthDay News) — The mystery of “stinging water” has been solved, scientists say. Stinging water is the seawater near and around upside-down jellyfish (Cassiopea) — and swimmers can get stinging, itchy skin while submerged in it, even if they have no direct contact with the …

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