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Portuguese Man O' War

Habitat:

Gulf of Mexico

Notes:

Beautiful creatures! Always many washed up on the Gulf Coast beaches here in Texas.

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6 Comments

shebebusynow
shebebusynow 6 years ago

That's an impressive size!

Dani T.
Dani T. 6 years ago

The dark blue part of this Man O' War was about the size of my husband's foot, a men's size 10 :)

Dani T.
Dani T. 6 years ago

The dark blue part of this Man O' War was about the size of my husband's foot, a men's size 10 :)

Dani T.
Dani T. 6 years ago

The dark blue part of this Man O' War was about the size of my husband's foot, a men's size 10 :)

shebebusynow
shebebusynow 6 years ago

How big was this? Looks a lot like our By-the-wind-sailors, which also wash up on the Pacific coast in great numbers when the wind is "right". I believe that the Man-o-wars are quite large.

alicelongmartin
alicelongmartin 6 years ago

Beautiful!

Dani T.
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Dani T.

Texas, USA

Spotted on May 8, 2015
Submitted on Jul 30, 2015

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