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Slimy salps, also known as sea walnuts, invade Jersey Shore beaches

Some tiny creatures have invaded the Jersey Shore,

Some tiny creatures have invaded the Jersey Shore, but beachgoers need not fear them. (July 23, 2014 5:56 PM)

Some tiny creatures have invaded the Jersey Shore, but beachgoers need not fear them.

The transparent bean-sized globs are called salps or sea walnuts. They are often mistaken for jellyfish eggs, but they are actually a smaller kind of jellyfish. They do not sting, but they do feel a little strange.

"It's like being covered in a grape jelly sandwich," says Abby Funicello, of Manalapan. 

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