Don’t fear the siphonophore

Greg sent over this extra-snazzy siphophore video, complete with a shocked-faced people in the lower right hand corner. Siphonophores, though related to jellyfish, are not a single critter. They’re actually a colony of little zooids living together in gelatinous harmony, stinging for their supper. The dread Portuguese Man O’War is the most famous siphonophore, but there are lots more.


One Response to Don’t fear the siphonophore

  1. Karen James says:

    “stinging for their supper” has my deepest, most eternal respect.

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