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Friday, February 22, 2013

Gelatinous sea creatures wash up in Washington

A salp is held by a crew member after being found in a crab pot out of Westport, Washington in early February 2013. The Washington Dept. of Fish & Wildlife and marine life experts say the small jellyfish-like creatures have been washing up on beaches and showing up in crab pots for the first time in memory on the Washington coast.