Portuguese Man O’ War

Physalia physalis
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Quick Facts

Scientific name Physalia physalis
Other names Blue Bottle, Bluebottle Jellyfish, Man Of War, Indo-Pacific Man o'War
Size Up to 10 m (32 ft) float + tentacles
Weight A few grams


Habitat & AU Distribution Open ocean on the surface, can be found on shore from current or wind
Depth Range 0 m (0 ft)
Portuguese Man O' War Distribution