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Portuguese Man of War
Image ID: 29475
Common Name: Portuguese Man of War
Scientific Name: Physalia physalis
Location: Otago, New Zealand
Description: This tiny Portuguese Man of War is early on its development. This is the Pacific form of the species, which tends to be smaller and bluer than the Atlantic form. They are known in New Zealand as 'bluebottles'.
Keywords: Portuguese Man of War, Physalia physalis, Pacific form, juvenile, jellyfish, sting, bluebottle, Cnidaria, Hydrozoa, Siphonophorae, Cystonectae, Physaliidae, blue, tentacle, float
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