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Cnidarians       1 Species found
Physalia physalis Distribution

Portuguese man-of-war
Portugiesische Galeere
Portugees oorlogsschip
Navío portugués
Caravella portoghese
The tropical Atlantic
The temperate Atlantic
The Mediterranean
Substrate and environment
  • Species generally found in the open sea
  • The animal is found on the surface
  • Rare species.
  • General characteristics of the species
  • Maximum size of the colony : 1000 cm
  • Diameter of the polyp : 200 mm
  • Relationship with humans
  • The species is very irritant

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