Venomous Jellyfish-Like Creature Returns to Jersey Shore

Beachgoers along the Jersey Shore are being warned to watch for the return of venomous fish after one washed up on Long Beach Island Friday. 

Harvey Cedar Beach Patrol lifeguards found a Portuguese Man O'War on the beach on Cape May Avenue, according to beach patrol.  

The Portuguese Man O'War is known for its dangerous tentacles that if stung, can extremely painful, according to says the feeding tentacles can be up to 160 feet each. 

Beaches along New Jersey and New York saw more than a dozen of the potentially deadly jellyfish-like creatures wash up two summers ago. Two children were stung by them on Long Island at the time. 

People shouldn't touch a Man O'War and instead contact beach patrol. 

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