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Stunning Siphonophore Strikes Back

Stunning Siphonophore Strikes Back

He's back! We spotted another Erenna Siphonophore, the star of our now famous clip here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8KZsrDGLUJQ  - Siphonophores start with one body, then grow by asexually producing many more small bodies that all remain attached. Each body is functionally specialized for particular tasks, such as feeding or reproduction. The complexity of how these bodies are specialized and organized in the colony far exceeds that of any other colonial animal

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