Australian teenager suffers mysterious bites all over legs after beach trip
09 August, 2017, 00:14 | Author: Archie Newman
He lured them into a net using little chunks of meat as bait.
Sam went on take a dip at Dendy Street Beach in Brighton, in Melbourne. Some researchers have theorised the amphipods released an anti-coagulant as they bit the teenager, a reaction sometimes seen in bites from leeches and other species of crustaceans.
Doctors told local outlets that Kanizay has been bandaged, checked for parasites, and given antibiotics.
To see what was in the water, Kanizay's father went back to the water and dropped in raw meat and captured the creatures in a vial.
Sam was given antibiotics transferred to another hospital for further tests.
"I walked out and saw what I thought was sand covering my calf and shook it off, and by the time I'd walked across the sand ..." However, they do not usually cause these kind of injuries, the post said.
Mr Murray told the Bayside Leader he did not feel pain initially and they only realised their feet were bleeding when they got out of the ocean.
His father tried helping him wash his legs, but when blood kept pouring out of hundreds of pinhole bites, they rushed to the hospital. Although the images show very serious sores in the younger legs, the truth is that they are superficial as the bites are many but not deep.
"It looked really bad in the photo, his feet looked like they went through a mincer, but it's a superficial injury and more like a graze than anything else".
Sam is not the first Melburnian attacked by sea fleas.
They discovered thousands of tiny bites on the teen's legs, nearly as if he had been pricked with a pin repeatedly.
His father, Mr Kanizay added: "It's a bit odd and adds to this all feeling a bit like a horror movie".
Mr Poore said he was doubtful that this was a particularly aggressive strain of sea lice but suspected that there may be greater numbers in the area than normal - something that may be caused if a lot of dead fish were in the area.
"We're keen for him to get back to school and normal life as soon as possible but the nurses might have something to say about that". The name is broadly used to describe small external, parasitic crustaceans that feed on skin and blood or the larvae of jellyfish.
A spokesperson from Australia's Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning said sea fleas were a healthy part of the ecosystem but can be avoided by wearing a wetsuit, protective footwear, or not standing still for too long. He added that people should not be so concerned.
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