Thursday, July 1, 2010

Siphonophore: Deep-sea super organism

Another monster discovered in the deepest and weirdest waters in the world, here is some terrific video of a bioluminescent deep-sea siphonophore, an eerily fantastic creature that appears to be a single, large organism, but which is actually a colony of numerous individual jellyfish-like animals that behave and function together as a single entity.