- SYDNEY The mystery about little beasts battling on beaches in Australia has been solved. Seabiologist Genefor Walker-Smith found that it is seaweed, which belong to a subspecies of crustaceans.
A sixteen-year-old student from a suburb of Melbourne was taken to a hospital with severe bleeding on the legs last weekend after a beach visit. The doctors determined a lot of biting wounds in the size of pinholes. Only after a few hours bleeding could be stopped.
According to Walker-Smith, seagulls (Lysianassid Amphipod) usually perform well to the dead fishermen or birds cadavers. 'Actually, they do not attack people. This was a stupid coincidence, 'she told other bathers.