pelagic siphonophore floats on the surface by means of a gas-filled, balloonlike float that changes shape to catch the prevailing wind. In Australia it is also known as a 'bluebottle'

Portuguese Man-of-War (Physalia physalis)

pelagic siphonophore floats on the surface by means of a gas-filled, balloonlike float that changes shape to catch the prevailing wind. In Australia it is also known as a 'bluebottle'

stinger jellyfish beach

Author(s)Adrian Jones
Author CompanyIntegration and Application Network
Date Created2003-12-29
AlbumFauna > Cnidaria
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Required AttributionAdrian Jones, Integration and Application Network (ian.umces.edu/media-library)