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The Global Jellyfish Sting Database

Protection Against Stingers Splits Down The Middle

Posted by on Mar 1, 2013 in IGS Feature, Jellyfish Sting | 0 comments

In the Marathon Swimmers Forum, Evan Morrison of the Santa Barbara Channel Swimming Association analyzed the opinions and survey results...

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Top 10 Things To Fear In The Open Water

Posted by on Nov 29, 2012 in Jellyfish Sting | Comments Off

During his completion of the 5 Oceans (a marathon swim in the Atlantic, Arctic, Southern, Indian and Pacific Oceans), recent International...

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A Gelatinous Invasion – The Jellyfish Are Coming

Posted by on Aug 26, 2012 in Jellyfish Sting | Comments Off

From Anacapa Island near Santa Barbara to Gdynia in Poland, open water swimmers have been complaining of jellyfish stings. The encounters...

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Box Jellyfish Emergencies In The Caribbean Sea

Posted by on Aug 20, 2012 in Jellyfish Sting | Comments Off

Dr. Angel Yanagihara, a biochemist and researcher at the University of Hawaii’s Department of Tropical Medicine has prepared for the...

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Diana Nyad’s Tough Mental Playlist Keeps Her Going

Posted by on Aug 19, 2012 in Jellyfish Sting | Comments Off

Diana Nyad is 20 hours into her swim. Despite four major jellyfish stings, she still manages to stay strong keep in tune to...

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Diana Nyad And Cuba, 1978 To The Present

Posted by on Aug 17, 2012 in Jellyfish Sting | Comments Off

Diana Nyad’s first attempt to swim from Cuba to Florida was in 1978 when she swam over 41 hours covering 76 miles before she was...

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