Portuguese Man of War – what you need to know

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,” but a “they.” The Portuguese man-of-war is a siphonophore, an animal made up of a colony of organisms working together. It is covered in venom-filled nematocysts … More Portuguese Man of War – what you need to know