A large amount of jellyfish was found in a river flowing near Yokohama Chinatown. It is a dangerous creature that can get breathing difficult if stabbed.
A group of jellyfish that suddenly appeared in a river flowing in Yokohama city. The body length seems to be about 15 centimeters long including the sting, and if it is stabbed it may cause strong swelling and dyspnea. This may come surprising to the people who lives nearby, but for those People who live near: “Every year we see the scenery,yet it is different when you actually see it so when I saw it for the first time I was surprised.”
Actually, in the river near here where a figure of a large number of jellyfish swims has been last seen was eight years ago. According to the aquarium that is familiar with the ecology of jellyfish, the site is about 600 meters from the mouth of the estuary and is close to the sea, so I guess that it has flowed to the river on the wind and the current of the tide. Kanagawa Prefecture, which manages rivers, is investigating the detailed cause of jellyfish occurrence.
Source: ANN News