Mass invasion of strange creatures on the beaches of California
Thousands of strange sea creatures, similar to the large translucent jelly pieces, filled the California coast.
Scientists still can not give an accurate assessment, but suggest that it is one of the rarest and most unexplored oceanic invertebrates.
The legions mysterious gelatinous creatures washed up on the beaches of California on Monday and Tuesday, caused locals wonder and fear.
Ryan Rastmen living near Huntington's Beach, said on Facebook, that "mysterious creature burst beneath his feet as the small, slimy water balloons."
He says he has seen thousands of such creatures on the coast.
Other local saying that the alien was so much that for them it was not visible sand.
A member of the Huntington Marine Safety Corps, Lieutenant Claude Panis, forty years of work have not seen anything like it.
jelly-like substance briskly crawling on the beach, and then hid in the sand.
These photographs posted on the network of witnesses.
Professor with the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, UC Irvine said that most likely the so-called "pelagic tunicates" or salpa, barrel invertebrates with soft, gelatin-like bodies.
National Geographic describes it as "one of the most interesting and least known creatures living in the ocean."
These marine animals, though similar to jellyfish, but is actually more closely related to vertebrates (which, incidentally, are the people).
Salpa occasionally appear in the coast of California, but this mass invasion has not yet been.