siphonophore

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siphonophore

(sī-fŏn′ə-fôr′, sī′fə-nə-)
n.
Any of various transparent, often subtly colored marine hydrozoans of the order Siphonophora, consisting of a delicate floating or swimming colony of specialized zooids and including the Portuguese man-of-war.

siphonophore

any marine colonial hydrozoan of the order Siphonophora, including the Portuguese man-of-war.
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This resource for taxonomists, deep ocean researchers, and evolutionary geneticists offers detailed descriptions for 37 species of Siphonophora collected from the Pacific Ocean off British Columbia; 25 of the species are newly recorded from the area.
Nuevos registros y ampliacion de ambito de especies de Siphonophora (Cnidaria) en aguas del Atlantico mexicano.