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Re: Chesapeake Sea Nettles--where are they now?

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Originally Posted by Jiminri View Post
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.

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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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