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Family Velellidae
Name Velella velella (Linnaeus, 1758)
Photograph details Fingal Beach 16/03/1997 Photographed by Leon Altoff
Also known as "by the wind sailor" because of its distinctive sheet like sail. The underside is fringed with feeding tentacles and has a centrally located mouth.

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