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Re: Chesapeake Sea Nettles--where are they now?
I sail mostly below the bay bridge and in the summer there can be a lot of sea nettles (stinging jellyfish). I've always been told that nettles are less common or rarely found north of the bridge because the lower salinity of the water.
That salinity line moves up or down the Bay depending on certain conditions.
I have yet to see any nettles this year at Gratitude. Last year and previous years I saw a lot by mid-summer.
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