Freaky Fish #12: Siphonophore - Oceana USA
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2008-10-27 00:00:00

Freaky Fish #12: Siphonophore

Siphonophore (marrus orthocanna)If this creature doesn’t look too freaky on first glance, just wait for it. Without jaws or sharp teeth, siphonophores like this one use a curtain of stinging tentacles that can be as long as 40 or 50 meters long – think Portuguese Man’o’War, the most famous of its kind.To see the rest and vote for your favorite for a chance to win IMAX tickets, see http://oceana.org/freaky-fish-contest. Only a few days left!