Stinger

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Carybdea Box Jellyfish
noun - Stinger is a Box jellyfish (class Cubozoa) distinguished by their cube-shaped medusae that are known for the extremely potent venom produced by some species. The Chironex fleckeri, Carukia barnesi and Malo kingi are among the most venomous creatures in the world. Stings from these species are extremely painful.

Open water swimmers can protect themselves against the sting of marine stingers by use of protective swimwear or stinger suit.

The swimmer got out of water due to numerous stings of stingers in the water.

Synonyms

Box jellyfish, Jellyfish, marine stinger

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