The salp chain - (Pegea confoederata) A salp (plural salps) or salpa (plural salpae or salpas) is a barrel-shaped, planktonic tunicate. It moves by contracting, thus pumping water through its gelatinous body. The salp strains the pumped water through its
This pink siphonophore, Athorybia rosacea, was found during a Census of Marine Life expedition in the Sargasso Sea in the eastern Atlantic. The new creature is actually a colonial organism, made up of many animals.
After meeting the Hermit Crab, Buster encounters a Moon Jellyfish. He could have talked with even more varieties of Jellies at the Monterey Bay Aquarium. But that would have been a big trip for a little crab.