Tentacles of the Portuguese Man O’War (Physalia physalis)

This is a closeup of the tentacles of Portuguese Man OWar(Physalia physalis)Photo by Simon de Glanville

Portuguese man-o-war

the Portuguese Man-Of-War is a jellyfish-like marine cnidarian of the family Physaliidae. Its venomous tentacles can deliver a powerful sting.

Bluebottle...aka... This is a Portuguese Man O' War.  Looks like a jellyfish but is actually little colonies of organisms that depend on each other for survival.  It also depends on wind, current, and tides for movement, they have no self-propulsion.  Beautiful.

The Portuguese Man O' War (Physalia physalis), also known as the Portuguese Man-Of-War, Man-Of-War, or Bluebottle, is a jellyfish-like marine cnidarian of the family Physaliidae. Its venomous tentacles can deliver a powerful sting.

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Portuguese Man O' War (Physalia physalis), is a jellyfish-like marine invertebrate of the family Physaliidae. Its venomous tentacles can deliver a powerful sting. Also called Blue Bottles.

A bluebottle (Portuguese man o' war) in the Pacific Ocean

A bluebottle (Portuguese man o' war) in the Pacific Ocean

Photo and caption by Matthew Smith Despite their potentially dangerous sting, the bluebottle cnidaria is an amazingly beautiful creature. I wanted to demonstrate this with careful lighting and.

Jellyfish.

Man-of-war, have encountered these beautiful creatures. Personally have not been stung by one thank God.but I have seen a child stung!

Beautifully Colorful Photos Of The Lethally Venomous Portuguese Man O' War /  Aaron Ansarov

Beautifully Colorful Photos Of The Lethally Venomous Portuguese Man O' War / Aaron Ansarov

Portuguese man o’ war by DeathsKiss ~ Princess Jasmine dress up game

Portuguese man o’ war by DeathsKiss ~ Princess Jasmine dress up game

#orbispanama Fish tales: Portuguese man o' wars spotted on beach - The News Herald #KEVELAIRAMERICA

#orbispanama Fish tales: Portuguese man o' wars spotted on beach - The News Herald #KEVELAIRAMERICA

Portuguese Man o' War from below  A Portuguese Man o' War Physalia physalis and it's commensal fish-friends Nomeus gronovii sail over Sombrero Reef in the Florida Keys.

Tasty snack for a Leatherback turtle. If you're not a sea turtle--stay away. Portuguese Man-o-War stings HURT!

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