Potential threat of clinging jellyfish to Jersey Shore vacationers

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The summer is officially here and it's time to hit the beaches. This summer, vacationers have to be extra careful as there is a new danger in Jersey Shore called clinging jellyfish.

These jellyfish are not common to the eastern shore but scientists believe they are multiplying in our area.

So far, there have been three reported sting incidents in New Jersey but the state's Department of Environment Protection is investigating to see if this will be a real threat to beachgoers this summer.

Director of Marine Biology at Montclair State  University, Dr. Paul Bologna talks about the clinging jellyfish and its dangers.

For more information on these jellyfish, refer to NJ Department of Environment Protection's website.