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4:48 pm on Sunday May 19, 2013

Port Royal jellyfish operation adds emphasis on shrimp to expedite green lighting

The company that wants to bring a jellyfish harvesting operation to Port Royal's shrimp docks is also requesting permission to process shrimp, and is asking for an expedited OK so the facility will be up and running in time for the season.
5:10 am on Monday April 1, 2013

Proposed Port Royal jellyfish program to get a trial run

Hoping to ease concerns over unpleasant odors, a company that wants to bring a jellyfish harvesting operation to Port Royal's shrimp docks has received permission to conduct a trial run this week.  If the operation goes ahead, Millenarian Trading Co...
3:52 am on Thursday December 29, 2011

Heads up: Tropical man-of-wars spotted at Beaufort County beaches (Updated)

Flickr user West Coast Fog Update December 29 x2: All's well on Hunting Island. Update December 29: WTOC 11 has a video report (see it here) and notes that this year's Polar Bear Plunge on Hilton Head has been canceled. We've reached out to the...
11:46 am on Tuesday July 5, 2011

Tropical man-of-wars spotted in Beaufort area waters (update)

Flickr user West Coast Fog Update July 5: While the Portuguese man-of-war threat seems to have dwindled, their not-so-kin jellyfish brothers struck hard this weekend. WSAV's Crystal Bruce reports that down at Savannah's Tybee Beach some 894 people...
4:44 am on Tuesday August 3, 2010

Jellyfish stings on the up, up, and up in Charleston (update: Portuguese man o' war)

Image by Flickr user llediehr Update August 3: And the stings have largely continued along with the warmer water temperatures. Also new are more confirmed spottings of the potent Portuguese man o' war. The Post and Courier has a nice report on what'...
7:17 pm on Monday July 26, 2010

Shark bite, 50 jellyfish stings reported on IOP over the weekend (update: video)

Image by Flickr user ultrahi Update July 26, evening: NBC News 2 has a video with the shark bite victim complete with a touch of gore; watch it here. First reporting: Shark bites, and jellyfish stings, and sunburns! Oh my! It was a treacherous time...
5:20 am on Saturday May 1, 2010

10 years of jellyfish

Image by Matt Carman A jellyfish at the S.C. Aquarium in Charleston. The tourism mainstay is celebrating its 10th year on May 14.
2:27 pm on Monday August 4, 2008

Invasion of the jellyfish!

Image by Flickr user OCVAImage by 20080804nettle.jpg The sea nettle is very common in South Carolina waters during the warmer months, and it's thought to be behind most stings that occur around here. ABC News 4 is urging beach goers to watch out for...