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Sea squirt colony (Perophora namei). Sea squirts (class Ascidiacea) are marine invertebrates which filter plankton from the water current which circulates through them. They are sedentary but have free-swimming larvae. In this species a colony consists of a number of zooids which bud off from a long slender stolon. Photographed in West Papua, Indonesia.
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