Physalia utriculus (La Martiniere, 1787)

Differs from Physalia physalia (Atlantic species) in having a single prominent fishing tentacle and there also
may be more than one form of this species.

Above image shows Gastrozooids (feeding tentacles with yellow tips) and more numerous
Gonozooids (reproductive tentacles).


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