Physalia physalis

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Physalia physalis

Portuguese Man O' War

Physalia Physalis

The Man O' War eats fish, fish larvae, cephalopods, chaetograths,and eel larvae. They consume about 120 fish larva daily.

Cnidocytes (stinging cells) are located in the tentacles.

Its tentacles can be 3-14 inches long and its body can be 45 inches long.

They are in the Cnidaria phylum.

The Man O' War reproduces sexually by fertilization.

They live in warm tropical and subtropical waters.


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