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ANOTHER jellyfish bloom spotted off Cornwall

ANOTHER jellyfish bloom spotted off Cornwall

Published by Emma Carton at 8:58am 25th April 2019. (Updated at 9:10am 25th April 2019)

More photos have emerged of a massive bloom of jellyfish off the Cornish coast.

A kayaker says he spotted hundreds between Prussia Cove and Porthleven.

It was the second swarm reported in the Duchy over the weekend.

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Another bloom of jellyfish has been spotted off Cornwall. Photo: Martin Cowe

Martin Cowe first spotted the creatures when he was heading home on Saturday evening.

He remembered his camera on Sunday and told Pirate FM there were hundreds!

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Kayakar Martin Cowe says he spotted hundreds near Porthleven. Photo: Martin Cowe

"I first spotted them on my way back in on Saturday evening, around 4pm.

"I was absolutely gutted that I did not take my camera with me because I normally take my camera out on the kayak every single trip, as you never know what you might come across.

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The bloom is the second reported off Cornwall over the weekend. Photo: Martin Cowe

"I headed out around lunchtime on Sunday and I was completely gutted that I didn't see anything.

"It was around 3pm I started to paddle back from Prussia Cove and all the way back to the harbour at Porthleven, there were hundreds!"

Martin Cowe

Another jellyfish bloom has been spotted off the Cornish coast. Video: Martin Cowe

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