Jellyfish.

Man-of-war, have encountered these beautiful creatures. Personally have not been stung by one thank God.but I have seen a child stung!

Portuguese man-o-war

the Portuguese Man-Of-War is a jellyfish-like marine cnidarian of the family Physaliidae. Its venomous tentacles can deliver a powerful sting.

Portuguese man-of-war. Photo by Stuart Westmorland/Getty Images

Magnificent Marine Life

In the sand or in the water, you might find a Portuguese man o' war. The Portuguese man o' war (a kind of jellyfish) is also known as floating terror, so you know it means business. Its venomous tentacles can deliver a painful (and sometimes fatal) sting.

Portuguese man o' war. Physalia physalis.The Portuguese man-of-war is a siphonophore, an animal made up of a colony of organisms working together.

Portuguese man o' war.The Portuguese man-of-war is a siphonophore, an animal made up of a colony of organisms working together.

portuguese man of war

Portuguese man of war. Still stings even after washing up on beach!

Photo by @montsegrillo
The Atlantic Portuguese man o' war (Physalia physalis), also known as the Man-of-war, bluebottle, or floating terror, is a marine cnidarian of the family Physaliidae. Its venomous tentacles can deliver a painful sting. Despite its outward appearance, the Portuguese man o' war is not a common jellyfish but a siphonophore, which is not actually a single multicellular organism, but a colony of specialized minute individuals called zooids.These zooids are attached to one…

Photo by @montsegrillo
The Atlantic Portuguese man o' war (Physalia physalis), also known as the Man-of-war, bluebottle, or floating terror, is a marine cnidarian of the family Physaliidae. Its venomous tentacles can deliver a painful sting. Despite its outward appearance, the Portuguese man o' war is not a common jellyfish but a siphonophore, which is not actually a single multicellular organism, but a colony of specialized minute individuals called zooids.These zooids are attached to one…

Portuguese Man of War, Physalia physalis.  Image located at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:ManOWar2419.jpg

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