Image ID:29486
Common Name:Portuguese man-of-war
Scientific Name:Physalia physalis
Description:The Pacific variant of the Portuguese man-of-war jellyfish (Physalia physalis), known in Australasian waters as bluebottles. They come ashore on beaches in their millions in mid-late summer.
Location:Southeastern New Zealand
Keywords:Portuguese Man of War, Physalia physalis, Pacific form, juvenile, jellyfish, sting, bluebottle, Cnidaria, Hydrozoa, Siphonophorae, Cystonectae, Physaliidae, blue, tentacle, float