Portuguese Man O'War - Close-up of Tentacles.  By: Simon de Glanville

This is a closeup of the tentacles of Portuguese Man OWar(Physalia physalis)Photo by Simon de Glanville

Jellyfish.

Man-of-war, have encountered these beautiful creatures. Personally have not been stung by one thank God.but I have seen a child stung!

A Long Weekend on the Riviera Maya: 14 Memories | http://www.uncorneredmarket.com/2012/03/riviera-maya-long-weekend/

A Long Weekend in the Riviera Maya: 14 Experiences

Portuguese man-o-war

the Portuguese Man-Of-War is a jellyfish-like marine cnidarian of the family Physaliidae. Its venomous tentacles can deliver a powerful sting.

Bluebottle...aka... This is a Portuguese Man O' War.  Looks like a jellyfish but is actually little colonies of organisms that depend on each other for survival.  It also depends on wind, current, and tides for movement, they have no self-propulsion.  Beautiful.

The Portuguese Man O' War (Physalia physalis), also known as the Portuguese Man-Of-War, Man-Of-War, or Bluebottle, is a jellyfish-like marine cnidarian of the family Physaliidae. Its venomous tentacles can deliver a powerful sting.

What Kind Of Aquatic Creature Would You Be?

What Kind Of Aquatic Creature Would You Be?

Portuguese Man O' War (Physalia physalis), is a jellyfish-like marine invertebrate of the family Physaliidae. Its venomous tentacles can deliver a powerful sting. Also called Blue Bottles.

Beautifully Colorful Photos Of The Lethally Venomous Portuguese Man O' War /  Aaron Ansarov

Beautifully Colorful Photos Of The Lethally Venomous Portuguese Man O' War / Aaron Ansarov

#orbispanama Fish tales: Portuguese man o' wars spotted on beach - The News Herald #KEVELAIRAMERICA

#orbispanama Fish tales: Portuguese man o' wars spotted on beach - The News Herald #KEVELAIRAMERICA

Portuguese Man O'War. These are always all over the beach where my grandparents live.They kill more people yearly than sharks do

The terror of the high seas, the Portuguese man-of-war is not a single animal but a colony working together.

Portuguese man o’ war by DeathsKiss ~ Princess Jasmine dress up game

Portuguese man o’ war by DeathsKiss ~ Princess Jasmine dress up game

These are the beautiful but deadly tentacles of the Portuguese man-o-war (Physalia physalis). Unlike jellyfish, the Portuguese man-o-war is not a single organism, but a colony of organisms

These are the beautiful but deadly tentacles of the Portuguese man-o-war (Physalia physalis), filmed as part of an art-science project called Coral Morphologic. Unlike jellyfish, the Portuguese man-o-war is not a single organism, but a colo.

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