Pink Hearted Hydroid
Tubularia crocea

f22 @ 1/60s, Kodachrome 25 slide film, ASA:25, Nikonos II w 35mm and 1:2 extension tube, Oceanic flash and aluminum flash reflector


"Tubularia," Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Tubularia is a genus of hydroids that appear to be furry pink tufts or balls at the end of long strings, thus causing them to be sometimes be called "pink-mouthed" or "pink-hearted" hydroids. Their average height is 4060 mm and the diameter of the polyp and tentacles is 10mm.
Narragansett Bay, Narragansett, Rhode Island
 
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