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Oceanic salp
Image ID: 29458
Common Name: Oceanic salp
Scientific Name: Salpa?
Location: Tropical Pacific, open ocean, epipelagic
Description: A large 10 cm-long salp caught near the surface in the open ocean west of Central America. A close-up of the same animal showing the reproductive cycle of this species is also available on this website.
Keywords: Oceanic salp, Salpa, epipelagic, Chordata, Urochordata, Thaliacea, Salpida, Salpidae, transpatent, blue, jelly, plankton,
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