Phuket lifeguards warn of Portuguese man o’ war at west coast beaches

Venomous Portuguese man-o-war which is not a jellyfish but a siphonophore

Venomous Portuguese man-o-war which is not a jellyfish but a siphonophore. Image: 4Neus / flickr.




PHUKET: Phuket lifeguards have put out a warning to beachgoers to be careful of Portuguese man o’ war when entering the water at the island’s west coast beaches.

The Phuket Lifeguard Service yesterday (May 24) posted two pictures on its Facebook page showing the siphonophores at Nai Thon Beach along with a warning saying that they are coming as it is now monsoon season.

Full story: thephuketnews.com

Tanyaluk Sakoot,
The Phuket News



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