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Portuguese man o' war

Physalia physalis

Description:

Jellyfish

Habitat:

Gulf of Mexico

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Portuguese man o' war
Physalia physalis Portuguese man o' war


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2 Comments

mauna Kunzah
mauna Kunzah 5 years ago

Thanks, Marie! :) Yep, it's a great observation that it's not an actual jellyfish.

Marie Doré
Marie Doré 5 years ago

Well done Mauna.
I agree with Physalia physalis, or "Blue bottle" and also 'Portuguese man o'war.
it's not a jellyfish but a siphonophore

hilfire
Spotted by
hilfire

Brownsville, Texas, USA

Spotted on Jul 10, 2013
Submitted on May 29, 2015

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