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PostPosted: Mon Apr 27, 2020 3:58 am    Post subject: "Giant" siphonophore Reply with quote

https://twitter.com/SchmidtOcean/status/1247231196347674625?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1247238896766914567&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.newsweek.com%2Fotherworldly-150-foot-long-string-like-organism-deep-sea-millions-interconnected-clones-1496512
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PostPosted: Thu May 14, 2020 12:22 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

How long is it?
[waits for an answer from a Monty Python fan].
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PostPosted: Thu May 14, 2020 1:20 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

doh!
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PostPosted: Tue May 19, 2020 12:10 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

A post further down on the Twitter page says:
" ... this siphonophore’s outer ring measured in at 15m (49ft) diameter, so just that ring *alone* seems to be approximately 47m (154ft)!"
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