Deep sea Siphonophore

This beautiful Siphonophore colonial organism are made up of many smaller animals called zooids. Can be found floating around the pelagic zone in ocean basins around the world.   Watch the video…

One famous siphonophore species is the deadly Portugese Man O’ War. drifted past Hercules’ cameras, and we followed it for as long as we could keep track.

E/V Nautilus, the current ship of exploration of Titanic discoverer Dr. Robert Ballard, is exploring the ocean studying biology, geology, archeology, and more.

The video was captured by the Heculese diving craft, part of the Nautilus Live expedition.

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