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Re: yes, they have a main float


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Posted by Dr. Bill Bushing on May 25, 2006 at 09:54:57:

In Reply to: yes, they have a main float posted by scottfiji on May 23, 2006 at 10:02:41:

Scott.. The swimming bell is not the main float that I'm referring to. If I'm reading Wrobel and Mills correctly, some of these siphonophores (like Apolemia) have both swimming bells (nectophores) and a main float known as a pneumatophore. Praya is a member of an order (Calycophora) that lacks the pneumatophore.



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