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Man O’ War?!?

We always hear & see stories of weird blue floating jellyfish that have either washed up on shore, or are seen floating around boats.  They are described as blue balloons floating on top of the water.  These blue creatures are a type of Cnidarian called the Portuguese Man O’ War.  These are super cool organisms,…

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What is a Siphonophore?

There are many cool groups of animals that we can talk about and this group is literally a GROUP of animals. The Siphonophores are in the coral family and they are an intermingled group of tiny organisms that work together like a more complex organism.   These Siphonophores are made up of dozens and sometimes hundreds…

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