Portuguese man o' war

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Portuguese man o' war:




"Portuguese man o' war"
Portuguese man o' war


Scientific Name: Physalia Physalis

Commonly found: Tropical & subtropical Oceans

Length: upto 98ft

Description:
Also known as the Bluebottles, it not as  an actual jelly fish but a siphonophore; an animal made up of a  colony of organisms working together . Its made up of specialized individual animals called zooide that are attached to one of  colony of organisms working together . Its made up of specialized individual animals called zooids that are attached to one another had physiologically integrated to the extent that they are unable to survive independently , and function like an individual animal. it is highly venomous as the tentacles can deliver a painful sting.

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