Morphology and development of the Portuguese man of war, Physalia physalis

@article{Munro2019MorphologyAD,
  title={Morphology and development of the Portuguese man of war, Physalia physalis},
  author={C. Munro and Zer Vue and R. Behringer and C. Dunn},
  journal={Scientific Reports},
  year={2019},
  volume={9}
}
The Portuguese man of war, Physalia physalis, is one of the most conspicuous, but poorly understood members of the pleuston, a community of organisms that occupy a habitat at the sea-air interface. Physalia physalis is a siphonophore that uses a gas-filled float as a sail to catch the wind. The development, morphology, and colony organization of P. physalis is very different from all other siphonophores. Here, we look at live and fixed larval and juvenile specimens, and use optical projection… Expand
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