(Forskal, 1776)Horse-shoe shaped definitive nectophores with 4 rounded dorsal protuberances of variable size. The nectophores, which can luminesce brightly, generally turn a milky colour when preserved.
Kingdom AnimaliaPhylum CnidariaClass HydrozoaSubclass SiphonophoraeOrder CalycophoraeFamily HippopodiidaeGenus HippopodiusSpecies Hippopodius hippopus
Status in World Register of Marine SpeciesAccepted name: Hippopodius hippopus (Forskål, 1776)
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Hippopodius hippopus (nectophore)
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Hippopodius hippopus (species group: Zooplankton and Micronekton of the North Sea)
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