Portuguese man-of-war

The Portuguese man o' war, also known as the Portuguese man-of-war, man-of-war, or bluebottle is a marine cnidarian of the family Physaliidae. Its venomous tentacles can deliver a painful sting.

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Portuguese Man O'War - Close-up of Tentacles.  By: Simon de Glanville

This is a closeup of the tentacles of Portuguese Man OWar(Physalia physalis)Photo by Simon de Glanville

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"Deadly Beauty" Femme Fatal is nada in comparison ;) ••Portuguese Man-of-War•• depicted: image 5 | National Geographic 2014-08 | by Aaron Ansarov (retired combat photographer for US Navy) in Florida...sees colorful beauty beyond deadly 9m (avg, max 50m) paralyzing sting • it is NOT a jellyfish! Not even 1 animal but siphonophore (1 animal made up of a colony of organisms!) • name from upper polyp: gas-filled bladder above water (resembles old warship at full sail)

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Anyone unfamiliar with the biology of the venomous Portuguese man-of-war would likely mistake it for a jellyfish. Not only is it not a jellyfish, it's not even an "it," but a "they." The Portuguese man-of-war is a siphonophore, an animal made up of a colony of organisms working together.    The man-of-war comprises four separate polyps. It gets its name from the uppermost polyp, a gas-filled bladder, or pneumatophore, which sits above the water and somewhat resembles an old warship at full…

The Portuguese Man-of-War: A Dangerous Ocean Creature ~ Amazing World Online

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Portuguese Man O' War (Physalia physalis), is a jellyfish-like marine invertebrate of the family Physaliidae. Its venomous tentacles can deliver a powerful sting. Also called Blue Bottles.

Portuguese Man-of-War. "Often mistaken for a jellyfish, the Portuguese man-of-war is actually made up of a colony of organisms working together. Its tentacles can extend 165 feet (50 meters) below the surface, although 30 feet (10 meters) is more the average."

The Portuguese man-of-war. Often mistaken for a jellyfish, this creature is actually made up of a colony of organisms working together. Its tentacles can extend 165 feet meters) below the surface, although 30 feet meters) is more the average.

The fascinating National Geographic online feature "Deadly Beauty" provides an up-close examination of the highly venomous marine invertebrate, the Portuguese man-of-war, through the photography an...

Beautiful Photos and Video of the Highly Venomous Portuguese Man-of-War

Deadly Beauty: Portuguese Man-of-War photographs by Aaron Ansarov National Geographic

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