Warning: Brace for jellyfish attack in May


  • Nation
  • Tuesday, 23 Apr 2019

arine mystery: Dr Tan says that jellyfish blooms are still not fully understood, though they may be triggered by warming sea temperatures

GEORGE TOWN: Malaysia is heading for a potentially serious jellyfish bloom next month thanks to the heat and humidity of this year’s inter-monsoon period.

Centre for Marine and Coastal Studies (Cemacs) director Prof Datuk Dr Aileen Tan Shau Hwai says the bloom is expected to occur in many parts of the Straits of Malacca, especially near coastal urban centres such as Penang.

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