Statistics About The Most Dangerous Jellyfish In The World

Statistics about the most dangerous jellyfish in the world may include information on the number of fatalities, severity of stings, geographical distribution, and trends in incidents over time.

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"The Irukandji jellyfish have caused at least 2 deaths in Australia since the first recorded fatality in 2002."

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Statistic 2

"More than 20 species of Irukandji jellyfish are currently known."

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Statistic 3

"Box jellyfish has caused at least 64 deaths in Australia since 1883."

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Statistic 4

"The tentacles of a single Box Jellyfish can reach up to 3 meters length."

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Statistic 5

"One Box Jellyfish can carry enough venom to kill up to 60 people."

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"Every year, some 100-150 million people are exposed to jellyfish globally."

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"At least 22 species of venomous cnidarians live around the coastlines of Florida, USA."

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"Stinging tentacles of the Lion's Mane Jellyfish can reach up to 190 feet long."

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Statistic 9

"The diameter of the bell of a mature Lion's Mane Jellyfish can be up to 7 feet."

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Statistic 10

"The Sting Of Big Red Jellyfish Can Cause A Burning Sensation And Red Skin Rash."

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Statistic 11

"There are more than 200 species of true jellyfish globally."

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Statistic 12

"The Giant Siphonophore, a relative of the jellyfish, can grow up to 50 feet long."

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Statistic 13

"Vinegar can deactivate the venom of box jellyfish if applied within 30 seconds after a sting."

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Statistic 14

"Only the Irukandji and Box jellyfish out of all jellyfish cause "Irukandji syndrome" which includes profound sweating, severe vomiting, hypertension, and in some cases, heart failure."

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