man-of-war


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man-of-war

(măn′ə-wôr′)
n. pl. men-of-war
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Portuguese Man-of-War are only occasionally reported in UK waters with the last significant UK strandings in 2009 and 2012.
A spokesman for the Marine Conservation Society said any sightings in Wales should be reported on its website Dr Peter Richardson, of the MCS, said: "No-one has been killed by Portuguese man-of-war stings in the UK so far - but they have elsewhere in the world.
A man-of-war is made up of a colony of creatures to form one jellyfish.
The latest Portuguese man-of-war was found on the same beach where the first was found on Monday.
They are not dangerous, but there have been isolated reports of Portuguese Man-Of-War jellyfish.
In many places, the proteins give the impression of a man-of-war jellyfish," he says.
There's the blue-ringed octopus, the piranha, the black torpedo ray and the Portuguese man-of-war.
Louis and Yorktown, the British man-of-war Curacao and the French sloop-of-war Danaide arrived at the port of Monterey to make inquiries about the captives was any action taken toward their release.