View single post by JZ
 Posted: Wed Jul 11th, 2007 04:43 pm
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Vince Radice wrote: You were stung, most likely, by what we call string of pearls, a type of siphonophore but far less painful than a man of war sting.  The way you describe the incident is common for string of pearls, which are usually found in great number during certain times and virtually anyone in the water will be stung, man of wars are easy to see and easily avoidalbe.

They are out in full force now.  I've probably been stung 10 times in the last 5 days.