|Wow, good stuff|
Posted by Jeff Shaw on May 30, 2012 at 16:49:55:|
In Reply to: Midwater magic over the Redondo Barge posted by Merry on May 30, 2012 at 11:28:55:
I tried a while back to google the Tethy's salp, but kept getting distracting results as you might imagine.
Here is a tidbit that might offer a clue to the reason for the name.
In Greek mythology, Tethys (Ancient Greek: Τηθύς), daughter of Uranus and Gaia was an archaic Titaness and aquatic sea goddess, invoked in classical Greek poetry but not venerated in cult. Tethys was both sister and wife of Oceanus. She was mother of the chief rivers of the world known to the Greeks, such as the Nile, the Alpheus, the Maeander, and about three thousand daughters called the Oceanids.
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