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    • Thaliacea
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    • Thaliaceans
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    • Doliolos, pirosomas y salpas

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

What

Salps Order Salpida

Observer

jaroslav

Date

February 13, 2016

Photos / Sounds

What

Salps Family Salpidae

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

April 11, 2016 08:39 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

milisenj

Date

May 1, 2015

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

milisenj

Date

October 26, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

milisenj

Date

December 9, 2013

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

paul_norwood

Date

March 27, 2016

Place

Sitka (Google, OSM)

Description

Found two colonies in shallow water. Roughly apricot-sized. The colonies are cylindrical but almost look like plicate, or built from sausage-shaped elements around a superior dimple. Also, it looks like the tentacles are in a veil, like the Ctenophoran order Lobata.

This is the first time I see this genus, and my ID may be wrong.

This is also posted on jellywatch.org, at: http://jellywatch.org/node/6278

Rather low-quality videos at: https://youtu.be/Y00avIFSt1c and https://youtu.be/U5ePnPquD08

Photos / Sounds

What

Salps Family Salpidae

Observer

tony_wills

Date

March 9, 2016 04:42 PM NZDT

Description

Lots in the surf on this day, mostly broken up into individuals but here is a string of them near a jellyfish.

Photos / Sounds

What

Salps Family Salpidae

Observer

tony_wills

Date

March 4, 2016 04:59 PM NZDT

Photos / Sounds

Observer

dcnature

Date

February 24, 2016 09:40 AM PST

Description

Found on beach in Morro Bay, CA. Tube like, hollow, semi-soft surface, knobby, 3" to 6" long, 3/4" diameter, pink tint, translucent. Don't know if it is animal or plant.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Salps Family Salpidae

Observer

kuribush

Date

December 28, 2015

Description

Thousands of transparent jelly like, elliptical shape organisms (2-3cm long) (containing an egg?) - please refer to photo attached

Photos / Sounds

What

Salps Order Salpida

Observer

earthstephen

Date

December 13, 2015 03:58 PM EST

Photos / Sounds

Observer

th0th

Date

November 27, 2015
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Description from Wikipedia

The Thaliacea comprise a class of marine animals within the subphylum Tunicata. Unlike their benthic relatives the ascidians, thaliaceans are free-floating (pelagic) for their entire lifespan. The group includes species with complex life cycles with both solitary and colonial forms.

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