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Jack Sail By The Wind

Velella velella (Linnaeus 1758)

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Velella velella (Jack Sail By The Wind) is a species of cnidarians in the family Porpitidae. They are native to Atlantic Ocean and Pacific Ocean. They are carnivores. Individuals can grow to 100 mm. They have asexual reproduction. They rely on swimming to move around.

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  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GO_0019954
  • Definition: Capable of the biological process in which new individuals are produced by either a single cell or a group of cells, in the absence of any sexual process.
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Jack sail-by-the-wind. View this species on GBIF