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Spiky sea pen

Pteroeides sp.

Description:

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.

Habitat:

Snagged while fishing in waters off Phuket, Thailand


No species ID suggestions

1 Comment

The MnMs
The MnMs 5 years ago

It could be a sea pen. Check:
http://www.wildsingapore.com/wildfacts/c...

JeffCrocombe
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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