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From Wikipedia - The siphonophores, are an order of the Hydrozoa, a class of marine invertebrates belonging to the phylum Cnidaria. Although a siphonophore appears to be a single organism, each specimen is actually a colony composed of many individual animals. Some siphonophores superficially resemble jellyfish, like the dangerous Portuguese Man o' War (Physalia physalis). With a body length of 40–50 m, another species of siphonophore, Praya dubia, is one of the longest animals in the world.

Related to the jellyfish and corals, Siphonophore is a continuous chain of specialized polyps - individual animals that grow from one another in an organized colony. Some in the colony are devoted to feeding, armed with stinging cells to snag fish or in

Blue Octupus -The Portland Aquarium #HelloBlue

Octopuses have 2 eyes and 4 pairs of arms and are bilaterally symmetric. An octopus has a hard beak, with its mouth at the center point of the arms. Octopus lack an internal or external skeleton allowing them to squeeze through tight places. Octopuses are

Spanish Moon Moth

kellyvivanco: Lepidoptera — Graellsia isabellae — Spanish Moon Moth This moth is like living Art Nouveau.

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Santa Barbara Janolus nudibranch on the reef at Anacapa Island, California, off the coast of Ventura (by divindk)

The vampire squid

Now on Exhibit: Two Rare Deep-Sea Cephalopods! We just added two striking deep-sea animals to our Tentacles special exhibition: the vampire squid and the Japetella octopus. The vampire squid has never.

Image detail for -Nudibranch mollusk on coral, Raja Ampat Islands, Irian Jaya, West Papua, Indonesia

Imagine having this in a fish-tank;) Image detail for -Nudibranch mollusk on coral, Raja Ampat Islands, Irian Jaya, West Papua, Indonesia

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