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06:25  10 april  2020
06:25  10 april  2020 Source:   lepoint.fr

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The creature may look innocent but it can sting. A video capturing the majestic ribbon of tentacles was filmed off of the coast of Australia . In New Zealand, this creature is appropriately referred to as a "long stringy stingy thingy". Marine biologist Stefan Siebert of Brown University told Wired: "The whole

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océan, siphonophore, Australie © Provided by Le Point ocean, siphonophore, Australia

From a distance, it looks like a kind of very long filament floating in the vastness of the ocean. Up close, however, it is an animal at least 45.7 meters long, and probably even the longest animal ever observed, according to the Schmidt ocean institute , a Californian oceanographic institute, which made this discovery off the coast of Australia. This long white filament wound on itself, it is an Apolemia with gelatinous strings, an invertebrate animal of the siphonophores family, reports BMFTV , cousins ​​of jellyfish.

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A giant ocean creature in the Ningaloo Canyons, off the coast of Western Australia , was discovered during an expedition by the Schmidt Ocean Institute (SCI), with a video of the specimen shared on their Twitter account on April 6. The organism, known as siphonophore Apolemia, was spotted by the SCI’s

Scientists studying marine life off the coast of Australia were surprised to spot a massive string-like sea creature known as a siphonophore. The organization posted footage of the marvelous find (which can be seen below) on their Twitter account, marveling that this particular siphonophore may

The siphonophores are in fact a colony of small animals which gather to form only one. Each individual has a function: to eat, to reproduce, to propel himself ... The HuffPost indicates that these beings arise from one and the same egg and that as gestation progresses, these beings diversify to arrive to this great filament. They feed via stinging tentacles which bring food back to the multiple mouths, specifies RTL .

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Check out this beautiful * giant * siphonophore Apolemia recorded on #NingalooCanyons expedition. It seems likely that this specimen is the largest ever recorded, and in strange UFO-like feeding posture. Thanks @Caseywdunn for info @wamuseum @GeoscienceAus @CurtinUni @Scripps_Ocean pic.twitter.com/QirkIWDu6S

? Schmidt Ocean (@SchmidtOcean) April 6, 2020

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