Latest Stinger Suit Tests

" …affords the wearer a significant amount of protection, which in the studies that have been conducted, equates to similar levels of protection as seen by all other suits"

Stinging Jellyfish species tested

  • Chironex fleckeri (the large box jellyfish common in the waters around Cairns and Port Douglas). Tested on both juvenile and adult (20cm in size) medusae.
  • Chiropsalmus sp (a species of box jellyfish common in the waters around Cairns and Port Douglas ). Tested on both juvenile and adult (10 cm in size) medusae.
  • Carukia barnesi (the Irukandji jellyfish). Tested on juvenile and adult (2cm in size) medusae
  • Carybdea GBR sp a (a species of box jellyfish commonly found on the Great Barrier Reef at many of the off shore reefs, eg Osprey Reef). Tested on adults only (6 cm in size). this species is known to cause Irukandji syndrome
  • Carybdea East Timor sps A, B (2 species of box jellyfish found in East Timor ). Tested on adults only (2cm & 4 cm).
  • Chiropsalmus East Timor sp A (a box jellyfish found in East Timor). Tested on adults only (5 cm).
  • Pelagia noctiluca (mauve stinger/purple-striped jelly). Tested in Balearic Islands, Mediterranean Sea

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