jelly-purple-siphonophore

This creature, related to jellyfish, is a siphonophore. The most famous siphonophore is the portuguese man-of-war. What’s amazing about this deep-sea siphonophore is that it’s purple! Most deep-sea creatures are red. Image via DeepSeaNews.com

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June 30, 2014
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