Siphonophores, A Bizarre Discovery in Australian Waters

Did you come across this picture of a “white long stringy stingy thing” on the internet which is claimed to be the largest organism ever discovered? This 150-foot Siphonophore was discovered as a part of the expedition led by Schmidt Ocean Group in Gascoyne Coast bioregion.

To tell us more about these creatures, we were joined by Maria Byrne, Professor of Developmental & Marine Biology Anatomy & Histology at the University of Sydney.

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