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Beroe and Leucothea, two ctenophores

Organism : Comb Jelly Ctenophore
Species : Beroe ovata
Description : These ctenophores measure 20 cm (Leucothea multicornis) and 10 cm (Beroe ovata). Each has the 8 rows of ciliated comb plates characteristic of ctenophores. Along with cnidarians and sponges, they are the oldest animals in the world. Photo : C. and N. Sardet
Project : The Plankton Chronicles
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