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Spiky sea pen

Pteroeides sp.


A marine creature of a type I have never seen before. It has a central tubular section of soft tissue with wing like appendages of more semi rigid tissue. There is no apparent head or mouth or anus.


Snagged while fishing in waters off Phuket, Thailand

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1 Comment

The MnMs
The MnMs 5 years ago

It could be a sea pen. Check:

JeffCrocombe 5 years ago

Looks like a species of sea pen: colonial marine cnidarians belonging to the order Pennatulacea.

Ko Phuket#phuket, Thailand

Lat: 8.05, Long: 98.47

Spotted on Jul 23, 2013
Submitted on Jul 24, 2013

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