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Posted by scottfiji on June 27, 2006 at 11:09:13:

In Reply to: Salp (Praya sp.) posted by Chris on June 26, 2006 at 15:58:01:

when I first saw a praya, I thought it was a salp too

but a Praya is a siphonophore, same family as a portuguese man-of-war (a type of colonial Hydra)

A salp is a pelagic tunicate.

Nice find, nice photo!

Scott



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