are only occasionally reported in UK waters with the last significant UK strandings in 2009 and 2012.
And that encounter with the Portuguese man-of-war
The body of a Portuguese man-of-war
is made up of a gas-filled sack, which floats on the surface, with stinging tentacles that float up to 50m below.
The tentacles of the Portuguese man-of-war
can, even when detached, cause stings to humans lasting up to two weeks.
The tentacles of the Portuguese Man-of-War
can be over 100ft (approximately 30m) long.
The latest Portuguese man-of-war
was found on the same beach where the first was found on Monday.
Money gambled by bringing on Portuguese man-of-war
Carlos Fangueiro in the second half and he struck a dramatic equaliser with virtually the last kick of the game.
Technically, they're velella velellas, more commonly known as by-the-wind sailors, a relative of the Portuguese man-of-war
'They are not dangerous, but there have been isolated reports of Portuguese Man-Of-War
Remember, even when walking on the beach, avoid jellyfish or the similar Portuguese man-of-war
. They are capable of stinging even after they have been washed up on the beach for a day or two.
What is a Portuguese Man-of-war
? 23What kind of creature is a Goldeneye?
Beachgoers were urged to be vigilant after further reports of the Portuguese man-of-war
jellyfish along the coast.
The Portuguese man-of-war
is poised to play his last home game before bowing out in the cup-tie at Barnsley a week later after revealing he is departing the Saddlers.