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Portuguese Man-of-War Warning/Awareness Signs Available from Woods Hole Sea Grant

In response to the recent return of Portuguese Man-of-Wars in area waters, Woods Hole Sea Grant is offering area beach departments, municipal officials, or local property owners, etc. warning/awareness signs suitable for posting when the creatures are spotted.

Printed on durable water-resistant paper, the 17”x11” sign is bright yellow for visibility and can be easily deployed and removed as needed. It also includes a blank area for local authorities to write messages specific to their location in permanent marker.

The signs are available free by contacting Jeffrey Brodeur of Woods Hole Sea Grant at or calling 508-289-2665.