Yesterday I went to the beach when I get in the water everything was fine the water not cold the sea very clear. Then I started feeling little stings at all my body.I thought it was my idea. When I went home I saw all my body it was full of little stings they don't hurt but I want to scratch them. Pls tell me cause I don't know what are these.

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    Where are you in the world? This could be small, nearly translucent jellyfish. I have swum through areas filled with them while surfing southern Baja Mexico. Jul 8, 2018 at 14:03
  • In 1989 I was with my parents and sisters at Lago di Garda (Lake Garda) and we had exactly this experience. We called it "Garda-aaltje" (literally Garda-eal) but to this date I have no clue what it was. I was almost 4 years old at the time.
    – gerrit
    Jul 8, 2018 at 14:22
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    You really need to specify a location. Jul 8, 2018 at 14:39
  • Could be jelly fish larvae they are generally found in "blooms" and are nearly microscopic. They have the same stinging capabilities as they grown up family but on a much smaller scale and can easily get caught up in clothing.
    – Nate W
    Jul 11, 2018 at 15:33


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