Salps invade the Jersey shore

The Jersey shore has been invaded by salps. When taking a dip at the beach, it may feel like you're swimming in vegetable soup.To see

AVON-BY-THE-SEA - The Jersey shore has been invaded by salps. When taking a dip at the beach, it may feel like you're swimming in vegetable soup.

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The transparent creatures, known as salps or "sea walnuts," are often mistaken for jellyfish eggs. They are a smaller type of jellyfish and are harmless, but may feel strange to swimmers.

It's likely that hot temperatures are bringing them to shore.

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