Video: ‘Massive’ jellyfish on Brighton beach

Posted On 21 Sep 2014 at 9:12 pm

A small epidemic of large jellyfish has hit the city’s beaches this summer.

The exceptionally warm seas have seen swimmers flocking to the coast to take a dip.

But with the balmy waters comes an increase in the number of jellyfish. The Newhaven Coastguard warned swimmers to watch out for them in July.

Since then, several large specimens have been spotted in Brighton and Hove – and today, Robin Zaagman shot this brief video of one washed up just to the east of the Palace Pier:

After seeing our story, Kelly Cunningham took this picture of a jellyfish on Shoreham beach taken over the weekend:

Jellyfish on Shoreham Beach

And Lauren Wright-Roberts sent in this one of a jellyfish on Brighton beach.

Jellyfish on Brighton Beach by Lauren Wright-Roberts

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