bit by aquatic bug species...

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bit by aquatic bug species...

Postby JohhnyUtah » Fri Jun 06, 2008 8:52 pm

So I'm paddling in, and all of a sudden i feel this extremely painful stinging sensation on my chest, I think it's a jelly and just keep paddling. The stinging turns to pinching and worsens, i look down and see this black bug having a feast on my my question is what the f@#k was that thing?? Drew blood and everything! No one I was with knows...funny, but the shit hurt, still does, with some swelling action...

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Re: bit by aquatic bug species...

Postby olly » Thu Jun 12, 2008 8:21 am

probably a crab larva. I think they tend to grab hold of things to avoid being eaten in the water column.
did it look anything similar to this? ... 15_jpg.jpg

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Re: bit by aquatic bug species...

Postby red » Thu Jun 12, 2008 5:39 pm

awwwww! he's so cute!


Re: bit by aquatic bug species...

Postby freelancer » Mon Aug 11, 2008 2:49 pm

Y'know, just out there early this afternoon and saw a big fat bee floating in the water, still alive, but struggling. It was black and kind of metallic-looking gold. Maybe it was some sort of bug like that, just lost at sea?

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