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Increasing number of jellyfish wash ashore

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CORPUS CHRISTI -

If you have plans to head out to the beach anytime soon, be sure to pay attention to where you're walking. 

This week there has been a rise in the number of jellyfish spotted along local beaches. 

According to experts, this isn't an uncommon site after hurricanes because nutrients gather on the shoreline, making it a perfect ground for jellyfish to grow. 

The moon jellyfish that have mainly been seen on the beaches are basically harmless, but they can hit you with a sting will leave you itching. 

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