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Subject: APK0002707

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  • JoyKidd by JoyKidd moderator

    Beautiful pattern

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  • yshish by yshish moderator, translator

    Beautiful, indeed! #Sipho #corncob in a feeding display

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  • benpaco by benpaco

    So are these multiple organisms then?

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  • yshish by yshish moderator, translator

    @benpaco Yes, they are. They're composed from many zooids, each of a specific function. The long part you see, with the tentacles is called Siphosome. Look

    ![here](http://www.siphonophores.org/images/physonect_diagram.jpg =300x) 😃

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  • yshish by yshish moderator, translator

    As well as other Siphonophores (Rocket-ships, Twocups - but both are missing the Pneumatophore!)

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  • yshish by yshish moderator, translator

    Oh yeah, it was worth switching for the CAL data set! 😃 Look at the details!

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  • zsil by zsil

    This is why I focus on CAL data

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  • yshish by yshish moderator, translator

    @zsil Wait for your first Thalasso or Salp! 😃

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  • jo.irisson by jo.irisson translator, scientist

    We discussed that with cedric this week end (the engineer behind ISIIS). He does not know why but the image quality on the Cal cruise ...

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  • jo.irisson by jo.irisson translator, scientist

    ... was better than everything else he did since then (the Med cruise among others). He was touched by the gods of photography and optics!

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  • yshish by yshish moderator, translator

    Interesting!

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  • Imaginator17 by Imaginator17

    What is this? It is huge! Ofc relatively huge haha. Havent seen anything like it

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  • yshish by yshish moderator, translator

    @Imaginator17 Hi 😃 As explained in the comments below, it is a siphosome part of a "Corncob" Sipho in a feeding display. Amazing picture!

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