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Subject: APK0000iwe

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  • SandersClan by SandersClan

    Is this #larvacean just leaving his #house? He looks like he's all rolled up!

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  • jessicaluo by jessicaluo scientist, admin

    I don't think so... Wondering if he's just in the process of pumping his tail to push water through his house

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  • dorothy_tang by dorothy_tang scientist

    This kind of larvacean carries the house like bubble deployed from the front of their mouth.

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  • SandersClan by SandersClan

    Wow! What a strange critter! Thanks for the info.

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  • CindyLou by CindyLou

    There is some cool looking stuff going on here, but I don't know enough to tell what!

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  • bgrassian by bgrassian scientist

    The crisp thing in the center is a #larcacean using its tad-pole-like body to 'pump' particulate matter into the filter/mucous house it made

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  • kirstenr by kirstenr

    Is that why it's rolled into a ball?

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  • yshish by yshish moderator, translator

    probably yes

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