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    Porpita porpita





    Chondrophore or Porpita porpita is a gelatinous Cnidarians superficially resembling jellyfish. Measuring just one inch in diameter, the Porpita, shown here, isn't even a single organism, but a colony made up of an orderly cooperative polyps or chondrophores. The central gas-filled disc (which is of golden brown colour and hardened by chitin-like material) is essential to keeping the colony afloat.

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    3LSZVJA9     Mon, Jan 7, 2008  Permanent link
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