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By adamg - 6/10/21 - 1:24 pm

DCR reported today that lion's-mane jellyfish have floated into the waters off Carson Beach in South Boston, Wollaston Beach in Quincy and Nahant Beach in, well, Nahant. Read more.

By adamg - 6/6/21 - 12:53 pm
Possible Lion's Mane jellyfish in the Mystic River

Nathaniel Stinnet reports a "huge jellyfish" in the Mystic at Charlestown, and it sure looks like one of those sting-y Lion's Mane jellyfish that Hull Police reported a couple days ago.

By adamg - 6/25/20 - 1:45 pm
Lion's mane jellyfish

Gary Waldeck was walking his dog on Carson Beach today when he realized they were sharing the beach with some of those lion's mane jellyfish that have been turning up all over lately. And no, he didn't manipulate the photo at all - he reports it really looked like that.

Here's a side view: Read more.

By adamg - 6/12/20 - 8:08 pm

WBZ reports on the Lion's mane jellyfish at Nahant.

They're in Boston Harbor, as well.

By adamg - 5/15/20 - 12:00 am

Adam Balsam is among the people looking down into Boston Harbor this spring and, instead of just the usual translucent moon jellies one tends to see, is seeing these brightly colored bad boys: Read more.

By adamg - 6/10/15 - 4:03 pm
Jellyfish in Boston Harbor

Moon jellyfish are flooding Boston Harbor, moving with the tides and occasionally puffing themselves into balloon-like shapes to pulse themselves a few inches forward at a time. The large rings are their reproductive organs.

Where did all these jellyfish come from?

By adamg - 9/10/10 - 6:52 am

Wicked Local Concord reports that a) there are freshwater jellyfish and b) they've been found by the thousands in Walden Pond.

By adamg - 6/30/07 - 8:59 am

Sandcastlmatt looks down and sees zillions of jellyfish in Fort Point Channel.

By adamg - 6/27/06 - 8:49 pm

jellyfish and garbagefish

After I took care of the administration of justice in Suffolk County, I went for a walk along the harbor. Near Columbus Park, I saw a lot of trash in the water. But that "bag" on the left is actually a jellyfish.

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