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Rare purple siphonophore

Deep Sea Explorers Stumble Upon A Creature They Can Hardly Believe Is Real

Recently, a team from the Nautilus Live expedition piloting a remotely operated vehicle (ROV) happened upon one of the most fascinating-looking lifeforms in the world -- this rare, purple siphonophore roving through the ocean’s depths. Even the experienced deep sea explorers, well-acquainted with the marine animals, had a hard time accepting that what they were seeing was really real.... (full article at original site)

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