EFE

  • The unusual phenomenon was discovered during a flight from the Navy for the Chilean coast with marine biologists and experts to characterize the phenomenon.
  • During last summer the South American country was invaded by a toxic jellyfish known as “French frigate”.

The Chilean Navy on Wednesday detected a high concentration of thousands of jellyfish has formed a slick 16 km long at sea, off the coast of southern country.

As reported by the institution, the unusual phenomenon was discovered during a flight of the Navy by the Chilean coast with marine biologists and experts to characterize the phenomenon but experts did not provide any information.

Among the San Pedro bay and the cliffs Los Lobos, the southern zone of Chile , was found about 8 kilometers offshore a large mass of marine animals related to jellyfish.

Chile has at least 4,000 kilometers of coastline in the Pacific with abundant flora and fauna , making it one of the countries with the highest abundance of species and marine resources.

During the summer, the southern country was invaded by a toxic jellyfish known as “French frigate” , which caused the closure of several beaches.