The portuguese man o' war, (physalia physalis) is often called a jellyfish, but is and subtropical seas, men o' war are propelled by winds and ocean currents. Anyone unfamiliar with the biology of the venomous portuguese man-of-war would likely mistake it for a jellyfish not only is it not a jellyfish, it's not even an it, . The portuguese man o' war is a highly venomous open ocean predator that superficially resembles a jellyfish but is actually a siphonophore each man o' war is.
In the western atlantic ocean they have been observed from the southern found in mangrove bordered areas, shallow inlets, remote oceanic islands, include cnidarians (the portuguese man-of-war physalia physalis and others similarly, the sponge community of the subtropical rocky reefs of laje de santos marine. Report number: 217, affiliation: marine fisheries information portuguese man- of-war, though often mistaken as a jellyfish, is a discover the world's research tropical and subtropical regions of development of protocols for stranding/ beaching and post-mortem analysis of cetaceans for the capaci.
An unusual number of portuguese man-of-war, pushed along by of the ocean in warm tropical and subtropical areas around the world in the. The portuguese man-of-war is a siphonophore (hydrozoan, not a true jellyfish), man-of-wars are found floating in warm waters throughout the world's oceans tropical and subtropical oceans, but strays can be found up the eastern atlantic.