On the resort Berdyansk (Zaporizhia region) jellyfish-the giants began to attack tourists.
C 18 Jun users of social networks began to post photos and videos burns from resting after contact with jellyfish subspecies kornerot. This subspecies is new for the region, reports the Chronicle.info with reference to the Apostrophe.
In the sea of Azov is home to several species of jellyfish, but they are mostly safe. However, jellyfish subspecies kornerot fell into the sea of Azov from the Black. This is due, primarily, with increasing level of salinity as well as climatic reasons.
Kornerot – a rather dangerous jellyfish, which their blades can cause a severe and painful burn.
“While on vacation, should not lose vigilance and in any circumstances incomprehensible to turn for advice to doctors,” — said acting head of the admission Department of the hospital Berdyansk Oleg Sveshnikov.
As a rule, burns of Medusa comerota felt no worse than a nettle, and only cause redness and swelling of the skin. To panic however, often burns pass without a trace within a few hours.
Fear is the Allergy – especially if the jellyfish they had not previously met, as well as children, or if a burn jellyfish fell to the mucous membranes.
“People who have received severe burns, including, and jellyfish on the beach, you should not delay to consult a doctor in an urban clinic, or to us in the emergency Department, because we do not know the extent of damage. It is especially dangerous if the affected skin of the face and mucous membranes of eyes, mouth, respiratory system. In the case of eyes possible dangerous consequences,” – said Oleg Sveshnikov.
Despite the danger, jellyfish docile creatures and humans do not attack first. They only sting reflex in a close contact.