I would GUESS that it belongs to the Pennatularia.
Fascinating picture. But the real reason for my writing is: You did a lot of
damage to us poor guys in 3rd world countries with small mail boxes and very
expensive and very slow internet connections. Please never never send
(large) attachments to a list !
Dr. Peter Wirtz
PO Box 103
P - 9125 Canico, Madeira
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----- Original Message -----
From: "mackie" <[log in to unmask]>
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Sent: Monday, November 15, 2004 4:24 AM
Subject: mystery invertebrate
> A colleague found this colonial invert on a sandy bottom in the Galapagos.
> it a tunicate? The zooids appear to have 2 siphons but there some
> features. Can anyone put a name to it?