Monthly Archives: December 2010

Mediterranean Pelagia Nortiluca

Ahoy me hardies!!!!! This here be the nasty stingin’ animal found in the Mediterranean… In Greek Pelagia means “of the sea”, nocti stands for night and luca means light thus Pelagia noctiluca can be described as a marine organism with the ability to glow … Continue reading

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Captain Stingbad’s crewman grows jellyfish..

Shiver me Timbers Matey’s…Crewman Chad Widmer has raised sea creatures right in his own lab…argh!  These here be cultured specimens of the Northeast Pacific sea nettles, Chrysaora fuscescens and a nasty stingin’ animal it be…argh..But we can be handlin’ them … Continue reading

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Captain Stingbad discovers killer jellyfish..

Argh Mates!! Cast us to the deep seas, we’ve found a killer jellyfish Matey’s…our trusty crew found this Aegina citrea jellyfish in the deep and this yellow creature actually feeds on other jellyfish…Speakin of that mates, the ocean’s sea turtle … Continue reading

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Jellyfish Discovery

Follow the Captains trail across the oceans of the world in search of Jellyfish and marine science excitement.  Battle the elments with the Captain as he plunges to unknown depths to find marine animals of all sizes, colors, and discoveries. … Continue reading

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Vinegar Best for Jellyfish Stings..ABC News Australia by Josh Bavas

Queensland Health (QH) has dispelled myths about the best treatment for jellyfish stings, in a major research report released…  The report says vinegar is the most suitable method, ruling out previous treatments such as rubbing sand in the wound.   … Continue reading

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The American Red Cross and American Heart Recommends Vinegar For Stings Association

The ARC and AHA announced changes to guidelines for administering first aid. Among the revisions are updated recommendations for the treatment of jellyfish stings. The First Aid Guidelines are being published in Circulation: Journal of the American Heart Association.  Volunteer experts … Continue reading

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Captain Stingbad talks Jellyfish stings..Myth versus facts

What works and what doesn’t work on Jellyfish stings…facts versus myths…Medical Community endorses the use of vinegar on jellyfish stings..Current product specially formulated with 5% active ingredients (vinegar on steroids) to meet medical recommendations, StingMate is proven effective..also, tune into to … Continue reading

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