Siphonophora. The colony of consists of about 12 zooids or individuals on the nectosome region measuring about 15 to 20 m and the siphosome region will be about 20 m. On the nectosome, the nectophores are the zooids responsible for swimming and are a reddish-brown color. The siphosome is the area where the rest of the zooids are located, which are not responsible for swimming (Dunn 2005). (Båmstedt, et al., 1998; Dunn, 2005)is a marine organism that varies in length from 20 to 120 m. It is a siphonophore, a Cnidarian in the order
What is known is the colony is formed from a single fertilized egg that goes through asexual reproduction or budding (Dunn, 2005). Due to this, it can be assumed that little to no parental investment occurs. (Dunn, 2005)
Since this species is mostly a deep-sea creature, they are not known to positively impact humans. They have also rarely been researched.
Contact with the (Telnes, 2020)can hurt, but cannot kill you. There was a case when there was a surge of dead fish on the Norwegian coast that impacted the fishing industry (Telnes 2020).
is not listed under any conservation legislation and populations have not been estimated.
There remains much to be discovered about the basic life history of.
Treasure Morgan (author), Colorado State University, Tanya Dewey (editor), University of Michigan-Ann Arbor.
the body of water between Africa, Europe, the southern ocean (above 60 degrees south latitude), and the western hemisphere. It is the second largest ocean in the world after the Pacific Ocean.
reproduction that is not sexual; that is, reproduction that does not include recombining the genotypes of two parents
an animal that mainly eats meat
the nearshore aquatic habitats near a coast, or shoreline.
used loosely to describe any group of organisms living together or in close proximity to each other - for example nesting shorebirds that live in large colonies. More specifically refers to a group of organisms in which members act as specialized subunits (a continuous, modular society) - as in clonal organisms.
animals that grow in groups of the same species, often refers to animals which are not mobile, such as corals.
animals which must use heat acquired from the environment and behavioral adaptations to regulate body temperature
having a body temperature that fluctuates with that of the immediate environment; having no mechanism or a poorly developed mechanism for regulating internal body temperature.
having the capacity to move from one place to another.
the area in which the animal is naturally found, the region in which it is endemic.
an animal that mainly eats fish
an animal which has a substance capable of killing, injuring, or impairing other animals through its chemical action (for example, the skin of poison dart frogs).
the kind of polygamy in which a female pairs with several males, each of which also pairs with several different females.
a form of body symmetry in which the parts of an animal are arranged concentrically around a central oral/aboral axis and more than one imaginary plane through this axis results in halves that are mirror-images of each other. Examples are cnidarians (Phylum Cnidaria, jellyfish, anemones, and corals).
mainly lives in oceans, seas, or other bodies of salt water.
reproduction that includes combining the genetic contribution of two individuals, a male and a female
that region of the Earth between 23.5 degrees North and 60 degrees North (between the Tropic of Cancer and the Arctic Circle) and between 23.5 degrees South and 60 degrees South (between the Tropic of Capricorn and the Antarctic Circle).
the region of the earth that surrounds the equator, from 23.5 degrees north to 23.5 degrees south.
an animal which has an organ capable of injecting a poisonous substance into a wound (for example, scorpions, jellyfish, and rattlesnakes).
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