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Subject: APK000139v

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  • Quia by Quia

    Not sure what to classify the little oval guy in the middle as?

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  • yshish by yshish moderator, translator

    It is a #Rocket-ship #Thimble - it has a branching tentacles ('tail') and round 'body'. Here is the life cycle graphic of 'Rocket-ships', it

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  • yshish by yshish moderator, translator

    could help you to recognize them in their individual life stages: http://www.siphonophores.org/images/Muggiaea_development_600.jpg

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  • yshish by yshish moderator, translator

    Oh, there's perhaps another one on the bottom margin - we can't see the tentacles but the 'body' looks like Thimble 😃

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  • Quia by Quia

    Their tails are so hard to see when there's any marine snow around! Thanks for the link yshish.

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