Lifeguards Respond to Stingray Calls Near Blacks Beach

Lifeguards said they received a number of calls Sunday but did not have an official count

View Comments (
)
|
Email
|
Print

    NEWSLETTERS

    San Diego lifeguards were called to the Blacks Beach area after several people reported being stung by stingrays.

    About a half a dozen people reported being stung just north of Citizen's Trail near the Gliderport around 4:30 p.m. Sunday.

    Lifeguards told NBC 7 they had gotten a number of calls regarding stingrays on Sunday but did not have an official count.

    Stingrays use their tails as self defense and are a common sight along San Diego's coasltine once the water gets above 50 degrees.

    Lifeguards urge swimmers to shuffle their feet when entering and exiting the water to avoid stingrays.

    Follow NBCSanDiego for the latest news, weather, and events: iPad App | iPhone App | Android App | Facebook | Twitter | Google+ | Instagram | RSS | Text Alerts | Email Alerts