Sea jellyfish is a common aquatic animal most found in the Myeik Archipelago in southern Myanmar. It has a wide variety. Edible raw jellyfish (also known as brown glass jellyfish) is a brown jellyfish with colorful spots on its head, red-headed jellyfish like brown jellyfish, jellyfish that looks a lot like Mont lat Saung called jellyfish Phalaung, jellyfish slug, and jellyfish It has a soft head and a long sticky tail, and if it gets into the pipes, it is so sticky that it can’t be cleaned out, so the fishermen are very angry called Jellyfish porridge.
The two types of highly toxic jellyfish that can be dangerous are the black jellyfish and the fire jellyfish. The head of the black jellyfish is bowl-shaped and has a row of long fins. The largest size is about a fist, and the tail is about two to three feet long. If touch the head of the jellyfish it will not felt nothing, but if touched the poisonous tail, felt an unbearable itch. If not treated in time, it will be itchy for three to six hours, and after two days, sores will grow from the area. It is difficult to treat these wounds, and even after healing, the scarred areas are not as smooth as the original skin. The tail of the jellyfish Or if the liquid from the tail gets into the eye, will experience a very bad pain, and have to wash the eye with sugarcane juice within thirty minutes. If don’t wash it in time, your eyes will go blind.
Even more dangerous than a balck jellyfish is a fire jellyfish. The head of the fire jellyfish is often shaped like a glass with eight frigers, and also has a spherical shape like a ball. The size is only about the size of the above-mentioned jellyfish, but the tail of fire jellyfish is more than 4 feets. Jellyfish has a clear head with eighth figures. It is very beautiful with a fish claw foot and eight rows of pink tails coming out of it. As beautiful as that is, it is also very dangerous.
Jellyfish and health
Jellyfish are usually eggplant, peanuts, chilies, red and white onions, seasoned with lemon and green chilies and make jellyfish salad, it is often eaten as a salad snack. And red and white onions, green chilies, parsley, after squeezing the lemon juice and mixing as the sauce and soak the jellyfish in warm water (for about 5 minutes) and then soak it again in ice water and eat it with the sauce. The taste of being chewed is very impressive, and it is a unique type of market seafood. A pound of jellyfish costs 8,000 to 10,000 kyats in Myanmar. In addition, jellyfish is still used in medicine, for example, Jellyfish are used to make laxatives and diuretics. In addition, the poison from dried jellyfish is also used to treat lung diseases. By consuming jellyfish, the skin becomes soft and supple, increasing intelligence, low in fat, containing protein and amino acids; After that, the jelly fish has good effects such as having the power to reduce stress, so adults used as a tonic.
Jellyfish can be seen in abundance along the Rakhine coast and Tanintharyi coast in Myanmar. It can be found in the “Caribbean Sea”.
In addition, it is a particularly suitable food for high blood pressure, bone disease and digestive problems.
- Calories – 21 Kcal
2. Protein – 3 grams
3. Fat – 1 gram
4. Selenium – 45% of the Daily Value (DV)
5. Choline: 3 percent of the DV
6. Iron – 3 percent of the DV
7. Contains a small amount of calcium, magnesium, and phosphorus.
Although it is low in fat, about half of the fats in jellyfish which are essential in food, come from polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs), including omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids, according to studies. There are more than 300,000 species of jellyfish in the world and only 11 species are suitable for consumption. Therefore, by eating jellyfish, you will have high intelligence and beautiful skin. Some sea creatures contain many effects that support the healthy operation of some parts of the human body, so they are often eaten as food.
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Written by Yuzana (myeik)
Translated by Hana
5 thoughts on “Sea jellyfish”
I dont like it.
sea jellyfish salad is very delicious.It is traditional food.so many thak .
it’s look like fan.