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Portuguese man-of-war
Image ID: 29486
Common Name: Portuguese man-of-war
Scientific Name: Physalia physalis
Location: Southeastern New Zealand
Description: The Pacific variant of the Portuguese man-of-war jellyfish (Physalia physalis), known in Australasian waters as bluebottles. They come ashore on beaches in their millions in mid-late summer.
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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