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#1 lutfu

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Posted 07 October 2017 - 12:24 AM

 

Filmed this around 15 meters mediterranean Turkey



#2 trimix125

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Posted 07 October 2017 - 06:50 AM

Hi,
a kind of jellyfish.
My translatuion programm would say sea walnut, or American comb jelly or warty comb jelly
Have a look here:
https://www.google.a...iw=1920&bih=948
Has long tentacles to catch prey, looks like they got mixed up...

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#3 Tom_Kline

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Posted 07 October 2017 - 08:50 AM

It does look like a ctenophore. The resolution is too low to see refraction along the ctene which would be diagnostic. It looks damaged to me as well. They can be quite delicate so best not touch them.


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