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Subject: APK0008vho

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  • kirstenr by kirstenr

    larval fish, larvacean, or arrowworm bottom left? I guessed larval fish, but I'm really not sure.

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  • yshish by yshish moderator, translator

    I'm sorry to say that, but it is actually a #Medusa #morethan4tentacles (the round opaque part on the right is the swimming bell)

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  • kirstenr by kirstenr

    I considered medusa at first, but I just don't think it is one. Unless there are two organisms overlatpping, which is possible.

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  • yshish by yshish moderator, translator

    You can trust me, it definitely is a Medusa.Compare with these ones in similar phase of movement: APK0000ngj || APK0001wji || APK0003sby ||

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  • yshish by yshish moderator, translator

    APK0001xqn || APK0002ecl || APK00095rt || APK0008x1f || APK00023ve || .. I could continue for a long time. Hope it helped.

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  • kirstenr by kirstenr

    In all of those other medusae, you can see discrete (individual) tentacles. Here, I see a larvacean like tail with arrowworm like fins.

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  • kirstenr by kirstenr

    I would agree that the bright white bell part looks like a medusa, so I think there must be two overlapping organisms.

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  • yshish by yshish moderator, translator

    I'm sorry but I can't see anything like a Larvacean or Arrowworm fins there. The tentacles are as visible as here APK0003sby just in the

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  • yshish by yshish moderator, translator

    position after being straight https://chien2000yee.files.wordpress.com/2015/01/jellyfish-gif.gif I haven't found better animation yet.

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  • kirstenr by kirstenr

    Maybe when this comes up on your classify screen instead of talk you'll see what I mean better.

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  • yshish by yshish moderator, translator

    Well, there is no doubt on my side. I'm sure it is a #Medusa. I'm just sorry I'm not able to explain it better to help you see it too.

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